Register Now for FREE Cardiovascular Screening & Hands-on CPR Training @ Akron General on Saturday, November 11th

by Olivia McCarthy

  • Posted on September 18, 2017

  • Health

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR
FREE CARDIOVASCULAR SCREENING
AND HANDS-ON CPR TRAINING

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH
8:00AM – NOON

Akron General Heart & Vascular Center
1 Akron General Ave., Akron

REGISTRATION REQUIRED – CALL 330-344-2462

Screening to help identify and educate underinsured and uninsured adults at high risk for heart disease, atrial fibrillation (Afib), stroke, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) and carotid artery disease. Health professionals will also check Body Mass Index (BMI) and blood pressure, explaining the importance of knowing your health numbers. Cholesterol and diabetes screenings will be offered. You will leave with a plan to improve your health. A 20-30 minute appointment is necessary. Four-hour fasting is necessary for AAA screening. All screenings will be based upon national guidelines.

In partnership with the American Red Cross, hands-only CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) training
will also be taught every half hour throughout the screening hours. This is not a certification course.


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