Directions and facts about CPR. By, Caitlyn Bublak.
why learn CPR?
People should learn CPR so if they are in a in a situation that requires CPR then they are prepared to give CPR. Example: your at a game and someone falls in mid heart attack you have two options you help or you don't. You decide to help, having learned CPR you can safely give the person CPR because you learned how to use CPR correctly and just saved someone's life. because CPR can be the border between life and death when in a serious situation.
In 2011 heart attacks where the #1 leading cause of death taking nearly 787,000 lives in the U.S. Learning CPR does have its ups and downs in the wellness triangle with your physical health if you push yourself too hard when giving CPR you could put yourself in a risky situation along with the person your trying to save. with emotional health if you are not confident in your own ability you may not act in time and feel guilty a feel as if it was all your fault because you didn't try to save them. with mental if you don't do anything or if you mess up it can eat away at you so much it can brake your mental side of the wheal.
2010 Guidelines for CPR
Why have a goal of being certified in CPR?
Being certified in CPR means you can help someone in a who is in a sudden crises while giving the person confidence that you know what you are doing and confidence to your self that you won't mess up and can save the person safely.