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Learning CPR is not just a matter of being able to save a life, it is about learning to become a responsible and responsive member of society. Tragedy strikes every day.
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An arrhythmia is a medical problem that deals with the rhythm of a person's heartbeat. When a person has an arrhythmia, the heart may beat too slow, too fast or at an irregular rhythm. For instance, tachycardia is when the heart beats too fast while bradycardia is when the heart beats too slow. A majority of irregular heartbeats are nothing to worry about, but some are more serious and might require immediate medical attention because they're life threatening.
Prior to taking American Heart Classes to learn to use an automatic external defibrillator (AED), it doesn't hurt to learn some information about it. It will make learning to use a defibrillator much easier.You won't have to stress about learning everything about CPR and other life-saving techniques all in one course.
Advanced First Aid fully supports Heart Safe Communities.