CPR Certification Course

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You Are Taking The Online CPR Certification Course. Please Review All Parts Of The CPR Course

Part 1: Introduction to CPR

What Does CPR Stand For?

CPR stands for Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, which is meant to restart the heart and lungs to regain pulse and breathing.

 

When Is CPR Performed?

CPR is performed when a person stops breathing and/or their heart has stopped.

 

Why Is Learning CPR So Important?

Every year about 350,000 people suffer cardiac arrest (i.e. their heart stops). Sudden cardiac arrest is the most common cause of death in the United States and Canada. If you know how to perform CPR, you may be able to save a life!