Our mission is to save lives from sudden cardiac arrest by stimulating effective community, professional and citizen action.

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Learn CPR & How To Use An AED

Learn CPR

Lifesaving Strategies

Training that can save a life

Linking everyone in the cardiac arrest chain of survival.

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We’re evolving beyond education and science into action by transforming into an organization focused on year-round, ongoing programs and activity across the nation dedicated to our mission – saving more lives from cardiac arrest.

We’re building and maintaining an even broader network of partners focused on programs and actions that will move the needle on SCA survival rates.

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Citizen CPR Foundation is dedicated to saving more lives from Sudden Cardiac Arrest by increasing the number of lay responders trained in CPR and how to use AEDs.

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Vinay M. Nadkarni, MD – CCPRF President

CPR Instructors
and Healthcare
Providers to

MEDAL


Citizens and
Students to

LIFESAVERS-1


Cardiac arrest
Survivors to

CPR ADVOCATES

“Words cannot express my gratitude. Every second counts, and they knew exactly what to do.”

-Michael, SCA survivor

Lay Rescuer

More than 250,000 people suffer from Sudden Cardiac Arrest in the United States, their survival depends on immediate CPR usually performed by someone nearby. You are the lifesaver. Learn CPR, Save a Life, Be A HERO!

Learn CPR
CPR in Schools
Community Training
HeartSafe Communities

EMS

Seconds count and out-of-hospital care is critical to Sudden Cardiac Arrest survival. Working as team lay responders and EMS make a difference. You are Champions of CPR every day, help promote CPR and AEDs in your community!

Resuscitation Leadership Programs
Dispatch CPR
Guidelines
Benchmarking

In-Hospital Providers

Planning an in-hospital strategy for resuscitation not only increases survival rates but provides researchers with information to update guidelines for CPR. We are all working towards better outcomes, updated science has proven to save more lives!

In-Hospital Strategies
Resuscitation Leadership Programs
Families of High-Risk Patients
Scientific Statements