Educating community members is an important step in raising awareness and improving SCA survival rates. The following resources have been provided to assist our community partners in the mission of saving lives across the region.
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Fairfield Medical Center invites Community Heart Watch members to download and share the following materials:
Become a Hero: Chain of Survival and PulsePoint AED Handout
Become a Hero: SCA in the Workplace and Heart Safe Business Handout
Community Heart Watch: PowerPoint Presentation Template
Social Graphic: Heart Attack vs. SCA
Social media caption: When a person experiences sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), they may collapse, become unresponsive and struggle to breathe. Immediately performing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator (AED) could save a life. Are you ready to become a hero? Learn more at https://www.fmchealth.org/community-heart-watch/
Social Graphic: Recognizing SCA vs. Heart Attack
Social media caption: Understanding the difference between a heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest can help you respond appropriately in the event of an emergency. When SCA strikes, become a hero by calling 911, beginning CPR and using an AED to restart the heart. Are you ready to become a hero? Learn more at https://www.fmchealth.org/community-heart-watch/
Social Graphic: PulsePoint Branded AED Contest
Social media caption: October is Sudden Cardiac Awareness Month. For the next 30 days, we’re challenging our community to find and register public AEDs. Become a hero and a winner: Each entry increases your chances of walking away with $500! Learn more at https://www.fmchealth.org/community-heart-watch/saving-lives-sca/
Social media caption: Did you know that more than 350,000 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur each year? Be prepared to save a life by knowing how to respond in an emergency.Learn more about becoming a hero at https://www.fmchealth.org/community-heart-watch/saving-lives-sca/
Social media caption: When used within minutes of collapse, AEDs can double or triple a sudden cardiac arrest victim’s chances of survival – but they don’t do any good if no one can find them. Learn more about registering AEDs and saving lives at https://www.fmchealth.org/community-heart-watch/saving-lives-sca/
Print Ad and Social Graphic: PulsePoint AED was Designed to Save Lives
Print Ad and Social Graphic: Every Second Counts. Follow These Steps to Save a Life.
H.O.P.E. Hands Only Practical Experience Handout