Video: Chest-Compression-Only CPR Saves Teen's Life

Watch this 2-minute, 30-second video produced by the Gootter Foundation to learn how Erika Yee, a Girl Scout and University High School (Tucson) band member, used her knowledge to save classmate Chris Miller. Melissa Ludgate, a UA College of Medicine student, demonstrates this lifesaving technique.

Addressing CPR Disparities in the African-American Community
Wanda Moore, chair of the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center Community Coalition for Heart Health Education for Women of Color, addresses minority concerns about responding in cases of sudden cardiac arrest -- a leading public health problem that affects minority populations disproportionately. Learn the three Cs of being a lifesaver -- Check, Call, Compress.


Continuous Chest Compression CPR
Be a lifesaver; not a bystander. Learn Continuous Chest Compression CPR from Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl Kern, MD, the physician researchers who developed this new approach to CPR.



Learn How to Use an AED
Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl B. Kern, MD, the University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center physician researchers who developed Continuous Chest Compression CPR, demonstrate how to use an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) along with CCC-CPR, a combination that saves lives.



Families & Survivors Tell Their Stories





First Responders Guide to Resuscitation of Primary Cardiac Arrest


Powerful Artificial Hearts
Dominic Alexander, senior clinical engineer in Banner - University Medical Center Tucson's Artificial Heart Department, delivers a TEDx talk on the power of the total artificial heart.