Sudden Cardiac Arrest
- #1 cause of death on school campuses
- 90% of SCA victims die
- Over 23,000 are stricken annually
- No symptoms, No warnings, Know More …
Heart Screens For Teens Recognizes it is NOT enough to simply talk about Sudden Cardiac Arrest. It is Our Goal to EDUCATE and MOTIVATE Schools and Parents to advance our Youth’s well-being through Education and Cardiovascular Screening.
1 in 300 Youth has an UNDETECTED Heart Condition that puts them at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Sometimes they are born with it, and sometimes it develops as they grow.
Up to 49% of SCA victims had a Significant Family History of heart conditions. Screening for Congenital Heart Defects can help identify problems BEFORE they go into Sudden Cardiac Arrest… Early Detection can Save a Life!
A Heart Attack is a plumbing problem, a blockage that stops blood flow to the Heart. Young Hearts that Suddenly stop beating have an electrical or structural problem…
Heart Screens are not just for Athletes. Athletes are at a higher risk of SCA because they put more strain on their hearts playing sports, but SCA can happen to ANYONE at ANYTIME. Get your child screened, for their safety and your peace of mind.
Every member of our team has years of experience in their field. We work together to bring awareness of SCA to your community and make heart screens more accessible.
Soledad O’Brien reports on Healthy, Young Athletes going into Sudden Cardiac Arrest during her interview with Dr. Douglas Casa, Director of Athletic Training at the University of Connecticut, and Editor of “Preventing Sudden Death During Sport and Physical Activity.
Claire Crawford details her terrifying experience with Sudden Cardiac Arrest while playing in a Volleyball game, at Loganville Christian Academy, in
Georgia. Claire survived due to the school’s quick response and prior preparation. Many schools are NOT prepared, and the outcome is often very different.