Exploring Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad

CPR and First Aid Training

CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating. Immediate CPR can double or triple chances of survival after cardiac arrest. The AHA is a worldwide leader in first aid, CPR, and AED training – educating more than 22 million people globally in CPR each year

CPR Facts & Statistics

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Downloadable Resources

How to Handle An Emergency Situation - Quick Tips

  • Take charge.
  • Call out for help.
  • Assess hazards and make the area safe.
  • Find out what happened.
  • Identify yourself and offer to help.
  • If head or spinal injuries are suspected, support the head and neck.
  • Assess responsiveness.
  • Send or go for medical help and an AED.
NOTE: Protect yourself and others by wearing non-latex gloves when giving first aid. Use a shield or face mask with a one-way valve when giving CPR.