Each year, an estimated 350,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest. This killer can strike anyone, at any age, without warning.
Hosting a 'save-a-life' party is a great way to educate friends and family about surviving sudden cardiac arrest through CPR training and AED use.
Just follow these steps:
For more about CPR training parties, call 651-228-8470 or
"Save-a-life" parties are introducing more people to emergency-response techniques in a more relaxed environment.
The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department has been a model for the parties, a concept developed through Allina Health Heart Safe Communities.
CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, an emergency lifesaving method that is done when a person's own breathing or heartbeat have stopped, such as in cases of
sudden cardiac arrest.