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American Heart Association Science Advisory
CPR training and an overview of automated external defibrillators should be required for high school graduation, according to an American Heart Association advisory.
Such mandatory training would rapidly increase the number of people ready to respond to sudden cardiac arrest, a leading cause of death in the United States.
DALLAS, Jan. 10, 2011 [...]
A new scientific advisory, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, calls for state legislatures to mandate that CPR and AED training be required for graduation- and You’re the Cure advocates in a number of states are helping to make it happen to help save lives from sudden cardiac arrest.
New guidelines out Monday switch up the steps for CPR, telling rescuers to start with hard, fast chest presses before giving mouth-to-mouth.
American Heart Association Instructors,
Last week, we distributed information to you about the Official 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC Instructor Conference scheduled for November 12, 2010, in Chicago, Illinois.