Jennifer Chap, co-founder of BuddyCPR and StrataVerve, discusses sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) from a caller’s perspective. She talks about the experience she had when her husband went into SCA and shares the findings of her research and work to improve public awareness and understanding of this topic. 

 

For Your Information: 

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating. It strikes people of all ages who may seem to be healthy, even children and teens.  

Link to Chap story that went viral: https://www.clickorlando.com/news/2015/12/09/cat-saves-owners-life/  

Link to SCAF and 2015 Baseline Study with video clips:  https://www.sca-aware.org/2015-study  

Link to SCAF and 2017 Messaging Study with video clips: https://www.sca-aware.org/2017-study  

Link to CARES: https://mycares.net/  

Link to Call-Push-Shock and tested definition of SCA: https://callpushshock.org/  

Link to PSA Survivor Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niDap1xpf2o&feature=youtu.be  

Link to OFD: https://www.orlando.gov/Our-Government/Departments-Offices/Orlando-Fire-Department  

Link to BuddyCPRhttps://www.facebook.com/BuddyCPR/  

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