Cardiac Education and Outreach

Call for more information: 770-219-5416

Saving lives through education

Education is one of life’s most powerful tools. It can open doors, create opportunity and even save a life. We believe in the power of education. Education not only as it pertains to medical professionals, but students, teachers, healthcare providers and the community at large.

Like many diseases, prevention is the key to eradicating heart disease, but recognizing the early warning signs of a heart attack, knowing your risk factors for heart disease, and living a healthy lifestyle can make a significant impact on the incidence of heart related deaths as well.

Hands-Only CPR Training

Timely application of CPR is a critical factor that determines the overall outcome of someone who experiences a cardiac arrest and sudden death. Training can truly be life-saving. In the U.S. there are about 365,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year – about 1,000 a day. In Georgia, the survival rate for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is about 8%. After someone has an arrest, the chances of survival fall by 10% each minute.

Know what to do in the event you encounter someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest! Click the link below to schedule an event at your school, business or community group. Northeast Georgia Medical Center has educated more than 8,000 individuals in Hands-Only CPR and AED use. Knowing what to do can save a life.

To request information on Hands-Only CPR Training, please call 770-219-5416.

To read about the importance of bystander CPR, click here.

A Real Life Testimonial

“Five days ago I participated in a CPR training course, and today amazingly enough I had to put it into use. I am at a conference in Myrtle Beach, SC and where a 6-8 year boy old drowned 20 feet from me. When he was pulled from the water he was unresponsive and lifeless, but I was able to confidently assess him and proceed in working on him. I just got a report that the boy is now responding to doctors and it is my hope and prayer his condition continues to improve. So thank you guys, know that your good deeds have already been paid forward.”

– Shelley Moats of Norcross, Georgia

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