Join the FDY Lifesaving Team. Download the FDNY CPR Lifesaver app which will guide you through the steps of Compression – Only CPR and remind you to find an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This simple app, when activated, will give you step by step instructions on Compressions-Only CPR with both text and voice prompts. The app will also provide an audible and visual metronome which will help the user maintain the appropriate chest compression rate. In addition it will also prompt the user to remember to request an Automated External Defibrillator with an option to call 911 within the app.
Highlights of the FDNY CPR LIFESAVER APP:
-Provides Step by Step text and voice prompts for Compressions-Only CPR
-Provides audible and visual metronome which allows the user to maintain the appropriate chest compression rate
-Prompts the user to request an Automated External Defibrillator
-Allows user to call and activate 911 with one touch through the app
-Provides a link to an instructional review video on Compressions Only CPR and how to use an AED
-Provides contact information to the FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit
-Provides links to the FDNY,FDNY Foundation and NYC Service
If you see a person collapse, take action and help save a life.
Early CPR and utilizing a defibrillator have been shown to greatly increase the chances of survival. Your willingness to perform CPR, can truly be the difference between life and death.
Your bravery can give the victim a second chance. It takes just one person out of many to take action and help save a life.
Recognize and Act.
BE BRAVE, BE STRONG.