Hands-Only CPR

Nearly 400,000 Americans will suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital this year, and almost 90 percent will die in part because they don’t receive immediate CPR from someone on the scene. But we know that if you begin Hands-Only CPR immediately, it can more than double or triple a person’s chances of survival.

Recent Solutions

Research shows that people feel more confident performing Hands-Only CPR and are more likely to remember the correct rhythm when trained to the beat of the disco classic “Stayin’ Alive.”

The American Heart Association’s Hands-Only CPR campaign was created to save lives by:

Hands-Only CPR has just two easy steps: If you see a teen or adult suddenly collapse, (1) Call 9-1-1; and (2) Push hard and fast in the center of the chest to the beat of the disco song “Stayin’ Alive.”

Take 60 seconds to learn how to save a life by watching the Hands-Only CPR instructional video below.