Gallatin Heart Rescue has trained 8165 people in CPR since Feb 14, 2012
Welcome to the Gallatin Heart Rescue website! The Gallatin Heart Rescue is a collaborative project focused on improving bystander CPR response to out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrests (SCA). We welcome you to browse our website to learn more about our project, how it came to be, how to get trained in CPR, and how you can help teach others!
Remember, the life you save by learning CPR may be that of a family member, friend, or neighbor!
Would you know how to help? Check out our partner's Save-A-Life Simulator and see if you do!
Gallatin Heart Rescue was formed after a miraculous cardiac arrest save in July of 2011. The patient was saved because CPR had been initiated within minutes of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). This patient walked out of the hospital without any neurological defects within a week. Gallatin Heart Rescue is a product of a few of the pre-hospital caregivers who responded to that emergency, and who recognized the impact of bystander CPR on the favorable outcome.
The mission of Gallatin Heart Rescue is to increase the rate of survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) within Gallatin County by increasing rates of bystander CPR, through direct involvement of the community. READ MORE...
Recent studies have shown up to a 10-fold difference in survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) between communities across the country. Gallatin Heart Rescue aims to combine some of the most successful techniques and strategies employed by the communities with the highest survival rates for SCA. READ MORE...