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.
Learn the two steps to save a life by watching the videos below. Visit our YouTube page for more videos!
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MusicThe American Heart Association has teamed up with the Anthem Foundation to teach Americans how to perform Hands-Only CPR. All songs in our 'Don't Drop the Beat' playlist and Anthem Health Champions Station are between 100 - 120 beats per minute, the same rate at which you should perform compressions when administering CPR.
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