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You don’t have to be a doctor to help save a life with cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the Central Coast of California. Referred to as CPR, this simple action helps circulates vital blood to a person in cardiac arrest.
Dignity Health Central Coast doctors recommend that everyone take CPR classes to be prepared in an emergency situation. For information about CPR training and certification in your community, Find a Doctor today.
You never know when your CPR training may help save a person’s life. Dignity Health Central Coast provides community education on a variety of health topics, including CPR.
For hands-only teen and adult CPR, follow these steps:
The cardiopulmonary resuscitation procedure for infants varies from adult CPR because of their size and fragility.
For infants younger than one year, the CPR steps are:
For children, you can follow the same steps as adult CPR, but only use one hand so you do not harm the child. If you cannot adequately compress the child’s chest with one of your hands, you can use both hands.
Contact Dignity Health Central Coast to learn more about our community education classes.
Dignity Health’s award-winning heart doctors encourage life-saving procedures, including CPR, on the Central Coast of California.