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Multi-city initiative focused on improving cardiac arrest survival.
Our community's initiative to improve survival.
-Specialized approach and training for 911 responders and hospitals
-Specialized equipment and protocols for ambulances and first responders
-Increase bystander CPR rates
-Early CPR makes the biggest difference in survival.
-Our community's answer to increasing bystander CPR.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
-Take Heart Austin :
-Recruits community organizations and groups interested in implementing TAKE10
-Creates and shares the program and supporting materials
-Selects TAKE10 trainer facilitators
-TAKE10 trainer facilitators teach others to be TAKE10 trainers
-TAKE10 trainers teach TAKE10 learners in the community
-TAKE10 learners are able and willing to begin CPR when needed
TAKE10 is a 10 minute, 3-step, hands-on training that provides practice for giving compressions and the confidence to act in an emergency.
1. CHECK: For signs of life (responsiveness, normal breathing)
2. CALL: Call 911
3. COMPRESS: Hard and fast, center of chest...
when a teen or adult is found in sudden cardiac arrest.
ULTIMATE GOAL? Improve survival throughout our communities
How? 1 out of every 2 people will know & have confidence in CPR by 2022 by:
1. Dramatically increasing the # of people who know & have confidence performing CPR
Why? Bystander CPR can double or triple survival
2. Increasing rates of bystander CPR (home & public)
Why? Bystander CPR remains low in most communities & most cardiac arrests occur where people live
3. Community involvement
Why? People like YOU in the community can begin CPR quickly. We can't meet these goals without you
HOW DID TAKE10 START?
TAKE10 OUTSIDE OF AUSTIN
HOW DOES TAKE10 WORK?