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Heartsaver Pediatric Classes
The course is designed to meet regulatory requirements while teaching how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.


Infant Chain of Survival
More children and infants survive cardiac arrest when a certain sequence of events happens as quickly as possible. This series of steps is called the Pediatric Chain of Survival. The Chain of Survival is a series of links in a chain to describe actions to save a child or infant victim of cardiac arrest.
 
  • Injury prevention and safety
  • Early CPR with an emphasis on chest compressions
  • Early access to emergency care. In most communities, phone 911 accesses the EMS system.
  • Early pediatric advanced life support.
  • Comprehensive post-arrest care. This is a new addition chain as compared to the four-chain concept in 2005 guidelines.
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