*Train on high-tech mannequins providing real-time electronic feedback.
*Learn critical steps to help save the brain and save a life prior to the arrival of first responders
*Instructors are active duty firefighters/first responders.
WHY SHOULD SOUTH PHX RESIDENTS ATTEND?
*The time between calling 911 and the arrival of the firetruck is CRITICAL.
*Survival increases up to 3X with bystander help before first responders arrive.
*Only 10% of sudden cardiac arrest victims survive and only 1% survive without brain injury.
*Brain cells can begin dying immediately and oxygen is critical to survival without brain injury.
*1 in 7 people will have the chance to save a life during their lifetime.
*Sudden cardiac arrest is the #1 cause of death over age 40 and #3 for all ages.
*Nearly 20% of all deaths are caused by cardiac arrest.
*Sudden cardiac arrest victims in minority communities have a 30-50% increased likelihood they will not be helped before the fire truck arrives.