Learn CPR

Every day nearly 1,000 people die from sudden cardiac arrest in the United States alone. By using the resources on this page, you can learn how to double a person’s chance of survival!

Videos

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, explains this lifesaving technique.

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.

Video: Learn Chest-Compression-Only CPR. From Gordon A. Ewy, MD, and Karl B. Kern, MD, the University of Arizona research physicians who pioneered this lifesaving technique

What is an AED and how to use it.

The University of Arizona Men's Basketball Team's legendary 3-point shooter covers the 3 Cs of chest-compression-only CPR -- Check, Call, Compress

Video: First Responders Guide to Resuscitation

Check… Call… Compress in Cases of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

En este video dirigido por Alejandra Zapien-hidalgo, doctora general y profesora de la universidad de Arizona, usted aprenderá la técnica de resucitación cardiopulmonar (RCP) con solo compresiones de pecho.

En este video dirigido por Alejandra Zapien-hidalgo, doctora general y profesora de la universidad de Arizona, usted aprenderá como usar un desfibrilador externo automático (DEA) y la técnica de resucitación cardiopulmonar (RCP) con solo compresiones de pecho.

General Information

Learn the signs so you'll know when to respond.

SHARE Consortium and the UA Sarver Heart Center Resuscitation Research Group rediscovered a fact that cannot be emphasized enough, both to experts in the field of resuscitation science and to the public: Gasping is a Sign of Cardiac Arrest.

Understand how to spot and use an automated external defibrillator.

Frequently Asked Questions about Chest-Compression-Only CPR

Five years of data in Arizona show this method doubles a person's chance of survival.

More Information

Download a 3 Steps Chest-Compression-Only CPR Poster