Sudden Cardiac Arrest affects more than 1800 people each year in SA, with only one in 10 surviving.
If cardiac arrest is noticed quickly, an ambulance is called, CPR is started, and a person is able to receive a shock from an AED, their chances of survival are much higher.
SA Ambulance Service offers free 30 minute training sessions for community groups in CPR.
These can be booked through this form: Community CPR30 Session Request Form, or by emailing Health.SAASCPR30@sa.gov.au for more information.
Don’t forget, anyone can restart a heart in three simple steps: