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Be the Beat
is a website for teachers and school administrators that provides free tools and resources to help start and sustain CPR and AED programs in schools. Through this website, teachers can download free tools and resources to teach kids the two simple steps to Hands-Only CPR. Students will learn to “Be the Beat” and pump blood to a victim’s vital organs if they see an adult or teen suddenly collapse. Hands-Only CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival. The American Heart Association is committed to creating the next generation of lifesavers through our Be the Beat and CPR in Schools® programs and resources.

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