Join the FDNY Lifesaving Team. Download the FDNY "Be 911" Lifesaver app which will guide you through the steps of Compression-Only CPR and assist you in locating the nearest Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This simple app, when activated, will give you step by step instructions on Compressions-Only CPR with both text and voice prompts. The app will also provide an audible and visual metronome which will help the user maintain the appropriate chest compression rate. In addition, the app utilizes GPS to pinpoint your location and locate the nearest AED's. The three closest AED's will be shown on your current Google map position.
Highlights of the FDNY BE 911 LIFESAVER APP:
-Provides Step by Step text and voice prompts for Compressions-Only CPR -Provides audible and visual metronome which allows the user to maintain the appropriate chest compression rate -Provides GPS location via Google Maps of nearest three (3) defibrillators (AED's) within NYC.
-Provides a link to an instructional review video on Compressions Only CPR and how to use an AED.
-Provides contact information to the FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit.
-Provides links to the FDNY, FDNY Foundation and NYC Service.
If you see a person collapse, take action and save a life.
Early CPR and utilizing a defibrillator have been shown to greatly increase the chances of survival. Your willingness to perform CPR, to "BE 911", can truly be the difference between life and death.
Your bravery can give the victim a second chance. It takes just one person out of many to take action and help save a life.
Recognize and ACT.
BE BRAVE, BE STRONG, BE 911.