To decrease the death toll from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), it is important for the public to understand what SCA is, what the symptoms and warning signs are, and how to respond and prevent SCA from occurring. HRS has a variety of materials to assist you in educating your patients and increase public knowledge about SCA. Materials are available for download or for purchase for distribution to patients.
Apples and Oranges Tabletop Poster 8½" x 11" — for display in waiting rooms or at events. Available for download.
SCA Anatomy Flip Chart — for use as you guide patients through the overview and expansive illustration of the heart. Available for purchase.
SCA Patient DVD — Designed to help patients and their families understand SCA, this multimedia DVD reviews risk factors and features patients sharing their real-life experiences. Available for purchase.
The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Initiative is supported in part by educational grants from Boston Scientific and Zoll.