Why everyone needs an AED Defibrillator

by | Jan 28, 2020

Cardiac Arrest is A Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. –
With Less Than a 10% Survival Rate.

Sudden cardiac arrest does not give warning symptoms like a traditional heart attack. The heart goes into an unstable rhythm called ventricular fibrillation and the heart stops beating effectively and the person becomes unconscious. Less than 30% of the time someone will do CPR on a victim, which does help buy time.

However, CPR alone cannot put the heart back in normal rhythm, only a defibrillator can. Since you lose 7-10% chance of surviving each minute you are in SCA, less than 10% survive. Only 8.3% survive neurologically intact because EMS simply cannot get to the victim and shock them in the four to six minutes before brain damage occurs. 

When bystanders provide CPR and use an AED before EMS arrives, 40% of the victims survive, which is much higher than the national average of a 10% survival rate.

American Airlines celebrated 76 people being saved in the first 10 years they first put AEDs on their airplanes, with an overall survival rate of 63%.
Chicago O’Hare has a survival rate of 64% when their AEDs have been used.
Some casinos report numbers as high as 70%.

Professional CPR Certification San Diego

Empower yourself! Learn CPR…there’s an 88% chance the life you save is someone you know and love. We provide CPR classes in San Diego for working professional as well as family and friends.

  • BLS, Heartsaver, Family and Friends Classes
  • Certification Cards Issued on Location
  • We come to your Location for Group Classes

Call Now: (619)942-2000

CPR Chicks Company Info - CPR Classes in San Diego County, Los Angeles and Orange County

Founded by 2 dynamic professional women committed to empowering students with life-saving skills while having fun doing it! We understand the demands of everyday life and strive to make our classes convenient and easy to learn. We will come to you in your office, organization, church or home with our training tools and know how. Our class curriculum conforms to current AHA guidelines. We guarantee you will leave our class confident with the skills necessary to effectively administer CPR, AED, and Choking Relief techniques for adult, child, and infant.

Get Started

Call or email us to schedule your group CPR class.

Customer Reviews

Have you taken a CPR chicks class? We'd love a review!

Social Media

Service Area and Hours

We come to your location:
Office Hours:
Monday - Sunday
(9am - 5pm)
Class Hours:
Most classes are held in the evenings and weekends.