Refresh Your CPR Techniques

Always call 9-1-1 or ask someone else for help before performing CPR.  CPR is an emergency technique used to revive a person whose heart or breathing has stopped. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week Always call 9-1-1 or ask someone else for help before performing CPR. CPR is an emergency technique used to revive a person whose heart or breathing has stopped. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Around 7,000 people and 700 specialised instructors of emergency services techniques participated in a mass first aid training session organised to both to raise awareness of the importance of first aid procedures and establish a new Guinness World Record. (Photo by DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week Around 7,000 people and 700 specialised instructors of emergency services techniques participated in a mass first aid training session organised to both to raise awareness of the importance of first aid procedures and establish a new Guinness World Record. (Photo by DANIEL MIHAILESCU/AFP/Getty Images)
According to the American Heart Association, the old way to perform CPR was A-B-C for airway, breathing and compressions.  The new procedure is C-A-B for compressions, airway, and breathing. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week According to the American Heart Association, the old way to perform CPR was A-B-C for airway, breathing and compressions. The new procedure is C-A-B for compressions, airway, and breathing. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The steps according to the AHA are: 1) Compressions: Push hard and fast on the center of the victim's chest. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week The steps according to the AHA are: 1) Compressions: Push hard and fast on the center of the victim's chest. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The steps according to the AHA are: 2) Airway: Tilt the victim's head back and lift the chin to open the airway. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week The steps according to the AHA are: 2) Airway: Tilt the victim's head back and lift the chin to open the airway. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The steps according to the AHA are: 3) Breathing: Give mouth-to-mouth rescue breaths. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week The steps according to the AHA are: 3) Breathing: Give mouth-to-mouth rescue breaths. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Learning CPR Procedures For National CPR Week Learning CPR Procedures (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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