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Modifications to Hands-Only CPR during COVID-19

New Hands-Only CPR recommendations will reduce the risk of public responders getting coronavirus disease while providing CPR and using an AED on someone with the virus who is having a cardiac arrest.

CPR learning that fits your life

Get the basics in a few minutes or spend more time and learn hands-on CPR, AED and first aid skills. 

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Learn to save a life

Cardiac arrest can strike any time, without warning. By acting fast, you could save a life.

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CPR instructors, stay informed and up to date on the latest news and resources for your courses.

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How to save a life in 90 seconds

Do you have a couple of minutes? That's enough to learn the basics of CPR and how to use an AED. Watch our short videos below. 

How to use an AED

Performing CPR and using an AED can double a person's chances of survival. 

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Professionals: Get the latest guidelines

Stay up to date on the latest resuscitation and first aid science as reviewed with an international panel of experts and localized for the Canadian context.

Click below for the official Heart & Stroke 2020 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and First Aid.