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When a person goes into Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), his or her survival depends on immediately getting cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from someone nearby. Eighty eight percent of all cardiac arrests occur at home or at work, so the chances of you knowing the person are very high.

According to the American Heart Association, nationwide less than 1/3 of those who suffer cardiac arrest at home, work, or in a public place receive CPR. As a result 400,000 people die each year in the U.S. Often, it’s because bystanders don’t know CPR!

Get trained in CPR!

Sign up with us to attend a Hands-Only CPR class and learn how to save the life of someone in cardiac arrest.
Spread the word! Tell your family, friends, and co-workers about our program and download the PulsePoint app today.

Help save a life!

When SCA happens, act fast! Call 911 and begin CPR until help arrives.

During our classes you will learn how to perform Hands-Only CPR on adults victims, CPR for children and infants along with AED training and the proper techniques for choking relief. Please note - this is a FREE, non-certification class.

**To sign up for our CPR classes, please email: handsonlycpr@hcdfrs.org

Upcoming virtual training dates:

In-person training dates:

Adult, Child, Infant CPR

  • February 17, 6 – 8PM at the James N. Robey Public Safety Training Center (2200 Scott Wheeler Dr, Marriottsville, MD 21104)

Hands-Only CPR

  • New dates coming soon.

**To sign up for our CPR classes, please email: handsonlycpr@hcdfrs.org

After you're trained in CPR, download PulsePoint, save a life!

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