Project S.A.V.E.

A Lifesaving Program for Schools

Project SAVE abbreviationProject S.A.V.E. was created to educate school systems and doctors about pediatric sudden cardiac arrest.

We hope to raise awareness about the frequency of sudden cardiac arrest, possible early warning signs and the need for a timely response.

Facts

  • Project SAVEPediatric sudden cardiac death happens without warning. 
  • The sudden loss of heart function affects 600 to 1,000 children and adolescents, in addition to 350,000 adults, every year in the United States. 
  • During the past five school years, at least 15 students and 12 adults have died from probable sudden cardiac arrest in Georgia schools.

Contact Us

Contact Richard Lamphier, R.N., Clinical Program Manager of Project S.A.V.E., at 404-785-7201 for more information.

 

 

     
 
OurResults

    Fortunately, since December 2007, there have been 62 lives saved in Georgia—62 people (31 students and 31 adults) who are alive today because their school personnel were prepared and had practiced their medical emergency response. 

 
     

Robert Campbell, M.D., is the Medical Director of Project S.A.V.E. 

This program is affiliated with the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's Project ADAM®, whose mission is to serve children and adolescents through education and deployment of life-saving programs that help prevent sudden cardiac death.