Heart Attack Risk Program (HARP)

Heart Attack Risk Program (HARP)

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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?


The Heart Attack Risk Program (HARP) can help you see where you stand on each of the key modifiable risk factors. The screening includes:
  • Triglycerides
  • Total Cholesterol
  • Blood Sugar
  • HDL Cholesterol
  • Non-HLD Cholesterol
  • LDL Cholesterol
  • TC/HDL Ratio
  • Bilateral Blood Pressures
  • Weight/BMI/Waist Circumference
  • Confidential Counseling with a Registered Nurse
Screenings cost just $25.00, cash or check accepted. Results are available while you wait. Participants are required to fast for 12-hours prior to testing.
Click here for a screening schedule.

For more information contact:
Kristen G. Ford
Heart Attack Risk Program Coordinator
220 Campus Blvd., Suite 200
Winchester, VA 22601
540-536-8395 phone
540-536-6879 fax
kford2@valleyhealthlink.com