CPR - A FREEway To Save A Life

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Call 913-971-7900 for information about cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

You can make a difference by learning more about CPR. Providing effective bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)   immediately after sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim's chance of survival.

Olathe's five CPR FREEways help make a difference when someone needs it most:

FREEway 1: Web

Online learning. No cost.

  • Read the Be a Lifesaver flyer and email it to your friends, family, and co-workers.
  • Print off the flyer and post it at home, work, and school.
  • Post a link to this web page on your Facebook wall.
  • Post the Be a Lifesaver on your Facebook wall and "share" it with your family and friends.

FREEway 2: Hands-OnlyTM CPR

Online learning. No cost.

Visit HandsOnlyCPR.org to learn this easy, two-step lifesaving skill from your phone or computer.

FREEway 3: Heartsaver/AED®

Hands-on learning. No course delivery cost. Student workbook is required.

Heartsaver CPR/AED is taught by AHA certified instructors with techniques to help save adult, infant, and child victims of cardiac or respiratory arrest. It covers one-person techniques in CPR, use of automatic external defibrillator (AED), rescue breathing, and treatment of a choking victim. With successful completion of the course, participants receive a HeartSaver CPR/AED® card.

Class Information:

  • Open to all who live or work in Olathe.
  • Held at Fire Administration, 1225 S. Hamilton Circle
  • Held on the third Thursday of every month with an alternate daytime or evening class schedule.
    • Odd-numbered months are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Even-numbered months are scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Participants will receive a Heartsaver CPR AED® Student Workbook
  • Class sizes are limited. Call 913-971-7900 to register.

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FREEway 4: Community CPR

Hands-on learning. No cost.

  • The Community CPR program for Olathe residents uses Family & Friends® CPR Anytime®, an all-in-one, personal training kit that makes learning the core skills of CPR easy, convenient, affordable and fun for the whole family.
  • CPR Anytime® uses the proven Practice-While-Watching method that helps improve learning and retention.
  • Family and friends use their own kits to share training with their loved ones and refresh skills as often as needed.
  • Participants are expected to share their new lifesaving knowledge with 10 family or friends after course completion.
  • Call 913-971-7900 to request a Community CPR kit.

FREEway 5: Special Delivery

No cost.

  • If you have a hardship or feel that a traditional classroom setting limits your ability to learn, call 913-971-7900 to discuss an individualized learning plan. 
  • You can also read Be a Lifesaver.

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