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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 contact us at [email protected] or call 311.
 
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: 
 
Beat the Streets
Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
100 L. St. NE
Washington, DC
 
Safer Stronger DC
Thurday, Aug 3, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2311  Aigner Pl. SE
Washington, DC
 
Beat the Streets
Thursday, Aug 10, 2017
2:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
115 Atlantic St. SW
Washington, DC
 
Safer Stronger DC
Monday, Aug 14, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
2026 Maryland Ave. NE
Washington, DC
 
Safer Stronger DC
Friday, Aug 18, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
4450 G St. SE
Washington, DC
 
Langston Day
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
667 24th St. NE
Washington, DC
 
Fairmont’s 8th Annual Sustainability Fair
Friday, Aug 25, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
2401 M St. NW
Washington, DC
 
Purple Wave Festival
Saturday, Sept 16, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
100 Block of O St. NW
Washington, DC
 
Harvest Day Health Fair
Saturday, Sept 16, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
3924 4th St. SE
Washington, DC
 
Purple Wave Festival Continues
Saturday, Sept 20, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
401 New York Ave. NW
Washington, DC
 
Health Expo & 5K/1 mile Fun Walk/Run for Kids
Saturday, Sept 30, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
RFK Stadium & DC Armory
 
Taste of DC
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
RFK Stadium
 
Taste of DC
Sunday, Oct 8, 2017
10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m
RFK Stadium
 

Counter: 22,580
The number of individuals who have received Hands Only CPR Awareness Training.
As of: 06/06/2017

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 or attend a hands-only CPR class, please contact us at [email protected] or call 311.