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  We are a highly motivated foundation in Louisville, KY that teaches Hands-Only CPR classes to improve survival from cardiac arrest in our community.  Our classes are free and taught by CPR certified college students. We educate people about cardiac arrest and empower them to act during a cardiac emergency. Contact us if you would […]

Recent Observations

CPR instructor teaches hands only CPR in native Arabic language

Over our three year history we have had several bilingual hands only CPR instructors.  Non-English speaking populations in the United States are usually at higher risk for cardiac arrest as they tend to be medically underserved populations.  Often our instructors feel compelled to teach hands only CPR to their friends and family. This fall we […]

What is the Problem?

Cardiac Arrest Statistics

Roughly 720 people will have a cardiac arrest in Jefferson Co, KY this year.  Estimated survival rate is 6-14% or approximately 45-104 people will survive. Nationally, there are 424,000 cardiac arrests yearly with an average survival rate of 8%.  However, survival varies from 0.3% in Detroit to 50% in Seattle. Only 25% of cardiac arrest […]

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