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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: 
 
Monday, March 20th, 2017
Hands On Hearts Awareness Demonstrations
Fort Stanton Recreation Center - (Game Room) 
1812 Erie St. SE 
Washington, DC 
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
 
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Hands On Hearts Awareness Demonstrations
Stoddert Recreation Center - (Lobby)
4001 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC 
6:15 p.m to 8:15 p.m.
 
Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
Hands On Hearts Awareness Demonstrations
Benning Park - (Lobby)
5100 Southern Avenue, SE
Washington, DC
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
 
Tuesday, March 28th, 2017
Hands On Hearts Awareness Training & Demonstrations
Emery Recreation Center
5701 Georgia Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Demonstrations
6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Training (Register Here)
6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Demonstrations
 

Counter: 19,149
The number of individuals who have received Hands Only CPR Awareness Training.
As of: 03/20/2017

 

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