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Emergency Action Planning

Emergency Action Planning

The Importance of an Emergency Action Planning Each year, it is estimated that 1 in 50,000 to 1 in 80,000 athletes will suffer sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) during or shortly after physical activity.  Prompt recognition of SCA, response with CPR and application of an...
The Cardiac Chain of Survival

The Cardiac Chain of Survival

Greetings Youth Caregiver. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to be prepared in the event of a cardiac emergency. Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the #1 killer of student-athletes and the leading cause of death on school campuses. 1 in 300 youth has an...
Youth Heart Safety Check.

Youth Heart Safety Check.

Read the explanation below then complete the questionnaire to find out how prepared your child’s schools, camps, and sports facilities are to protect young hearts. Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the heart suddenly...
April is Stress Awareness Month

April is Stress Awareness Month

Stress has effects on our bodies, our mood and our behavior.   It’s important to  learn how to identify stress and take action to reduce or manage your stress.  Some of the best ways to deal with stress are as follows: Make a point to exercise regularly....