Study & Video Resources:
Effectiveness of brief video training for Hands-Only CPR

The videos included on this page were cited in the study, "The Effectiveness of Ultrabrief and Brief Educational Videos for Training Lay Responders in Hands-Only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: Implications for Future of Citizen Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training," published in the journal Circulation March, 2011.


The following videos were cited in the above study:

View the text transcript for UBV Rocket Science (opens new window)
UBV - Rocket Science (WMV video file)
60 Second video depicts an adult with a sudden collapse and a rescuer performing Hands-Only CPR.

View the text transcript for BV 5-minute Hands-Only CPR demo (opens new window)
BV – 5-minute Hands-Only CPR demo (WMV video file)
Trainer describes and demonstrates Hands-Only CPR for adults who suddenly collapse using a full-body manikin. 

View the text transcript for BVP 8-minute Hands-Only CPR instruction (opens new window)
BVP - 8-minute Hands-Only CPR instruction (WMV video file)
The trainer describes and demonstrates Hands-Only CPR for adults who suddenly collapse using a full-body manikin (identical to BV).  The trainer then provides 3 minutes of Practice-While-Watching psychomotor skill practice with inflatable half-torso manikin (CPR Anytime kit manikin).