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Hands on Hearts CPR Program

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Most people who experience cardiac arrest at home, work or in a public location die because they don't receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. As a bystander, your actions can only help.
 
DCFEMS offers free classes on the basics of hands-only CPR and AED awareness. The training instructs participants to focus on their hand placement, tempo and the number of compressions for two minute intervals.
 
Hands-only CPR is a technique that involves chest compressions without artificial respiration. Studies indicate that hands-only CPR performed immediately may increase a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival.
 
Completing the training does not provide participants with certification in CPR or a certification card. Please visit our CPR Training Program for more information on certification.
 
To host or attend a hands-only CPR class, please call 311 or visit http://311.dc.gov
 
Please complete this brief survey about our Hands on Hearts CPR training you recently attended.
 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Below is information on upcoming classes that you can sign up using the links provided below: 
 
Wednesday, May 25
6:30 pm – 7 pm
MPD 1st District Headquarters
101 M St, SW
http://handsonheartsmpd1st.eventbrite.com
 
Thursday, May 26
6:30 pm – 7 pm
MPD 5th District Community Room
1805 Bladensburg Road, NE
https://handsonheartsmpd5th.eventbrite.com
 
Tuesday, May 31
5 pm - 5:30 pm
MPD 7th District Community Room
2455 Alabama Avenue, SE
 
Wednesday, June 08
6:30 pm – 7 pm
MPD 1st District Headquarters
101 M St, SW
http://handsonheartsmpd1st.eventbrite.com
 
Wednesday, June 22
6:30 pm – 7 pm
MPD 1st District Headquarters
101 M St, SW
http://handsonheartsmpd1st.eventbrite.com
 
Counter: 5463
The number of individuals who have received Hands Only CPR Awareness Training.
As of: 5/05/16
 

Please be aware that completing the DC FEMS training does not provide participants with certification in CPR or a certification card. For more information on certification, please visit CPR Training Program.

To host a hands-only CPR class, please call 311 or visit http://311.dc.gov