Even if you or any of your loved ones are not at risk of sudden cardiac arrest, there are still many reasons to learn CPR and get certified in this life saving technique.
And here are just four of them
✯ You never really know when and who will need it.
A medical disaster doesn’t send you an advance notice of when it’s going to occur. Medical conditions may lie dormant for years, decades even, before making themselves known. And when they do, there will be no excuses, no time to rethink things, and no way to reverse the irreversible. Besides, cardiac arrest may occur as a result of an accident, such as drowning or a car crash. You don’t need to be a professional stunt driver to be in the risk zone of such occurrences. Being ready is the only one way to be ready.
✯ A CPR trained society is generally safer.
That’s why we offer CPR training in Mississauga and other locations across the GTA. It doesn’t have to be you or a member of your family. Cardiac arrest can happen to someone at work or on the street. The more people are CPR trained, the more chances of the cardiac arrest victim to come out of the ordeal alive.
✯ 911 will respond, the paramedics will arrive, but it will take time.
Time the victim may not have. While it is true that only a professional medic can get someone out of some situations, you cannot just sit there and wait. This may result in them arriving too late. Keeping the person whose heart had just stopped alive is the least you can do in the meantime.
✯ It’s really, really simple.
Most people don’t know how simple it is to perform cardiovascular resuscitation. You have to take CPR training in Mississauga to be able to perform it, but the procedure itself – once you know it – is so simple anyone can do it. And no, mouth to mouth is not necessary. Hands-only CPR is good enough in most cases.
Those are only a few reasons why we think everyone should have a Red Cross first aid training in Mississauga or in one of our other locations in the GTA.
Keeping safe is a collective effort, and we are here to give you the tools and knowledge to make a better, safer society. Help us help you to be there for others.