Resuscitation Program

Chef de file en matière d’enseignement des soins d’urgence au pays

Cardiopulmonary Resucitation (CPR)

FACTS Cardiac refers to the heart. Arrest means stop. Sudden cardiac arrest is the sudden and unexpected loss of heart function in a person (i.e. the heart stops beating). Cardiac arrest is not the same as heart attack. A heart attack occurs when the blood supply to the heart is slowed or stopped because…

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Public Access To Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)

FACTS Cardiac refers to the heart. Arrest means stop. Sudden cardiac arrest is the sudden and unexpected loss of heart function. Signs of cardiac arrest include: no breathing or only gasping, no movement, and no pulse. Up to 40,000 cardiac arrests occur each year in Canada. That’s one cardiac arrest…

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