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How Much Do You Know About CPR and Defibrillators?

Sudden cardiac arrest is one of the leading causes of death in adults in the United States. Knowing CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) may help you save the life of someone who goes into cardiac arrest. Learn more about CPR by taking this quiz, based on information from the American Heart Association (AHA).

1. When was CPR first developed?
2. How does CPR help when a person goes into cardiac arrest?
3. What's the first thing a person should do before beginning CPR?
4. After calling 911, what is the next step in CPR?
5. The faster that CPR begins, the better the chances of a victim's recovery. What is the critical time for CPR to begin?
6. How does an automatic external defibrillator (AED) help a person who is in cardiac arrest?
7. Who can use an AED?
8. When should you stop doing CPR on a victim?
If your friend or loved one went into cardiac arrest would you know how to perform life-saving CPR? Family & Friends CPR Anytime™ is a program that teaches the core skills needed to administer CPR to adults and infants.

Family & Friends CPR Anytime will teach you and your family what you should do if an adult goes into sudden cardiac arrest. The skills can be learned anywhere using the Family and Friends CPR Anytime™ kit, the kit contains everything needed to learn basic CPR, and is a great way for the entire family to learn CPR at home. This kit does not provide certification in CPR.

Each Family & Friends CPR Anytime™ kit contains:
• A personal, inflatable CPR manikin — “Mini Anne”
• CPR Anytime™ skills practice DVD
• An American Heart Association CPR for Family and Friends Booklet
• Accessories for the program
 
The Infant CPR Anytime™ program is a self-directed learning program teaching families, friends, and others who care for infants the core skills of infant CPR and relief of choking.

Each Infant CPR Anytime™ kit contains:
• Personal, inflatable Mini Baby™ CPR learning manikin
• Infant CPR Skills Practice DVD
• Fold-out Quick Reference Guides (2-sizes)
• Other program accessories Valley Health offers

Family & Friends CPR Anytime™ at the following locations:
• Shenandoah Memorial in Woodstock, VA
• Warren Memorial in Front Royal, VA
• Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, VA

For more information about Family & Friends CPR Anytime™ and Infant CPR Anytime™ call 540-536-2254.

Don’t be afraid. Your actions can only help.