Tag Archives: Louis J. Acompora Memorial Foundation

Stony Brook University CPR training event attracts 1,000 participants to help battle SCA

Cardiac Science sponsored a major CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation) training event Sept. 7 at Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, NY. The event, organized by Stony Brook Medicine, drew nearly 1,000 participants to the school’s LaValle Stadium. The chance of someone surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is tripled when hands-only CPR is administered quickly and effectively […]

Students Save a Life During High School Concert

Longwood High School 11th and 12th Grade Music and Art Festival became secondary to a real-life drama when John Ronan, a local grandparent who was watching his grandson, went into Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) and collapsed.