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Chapman Free Youth Heart Screening 11-4-23



The Be KYnd to your Heart Foundation at Chapman is hosting a screening on  Saturday, November 4, 2023.This free event will be held from 9am-4pm in the Argyros Forum bldg. room 119A & 119B at Chapman University.

 

These screenings are so important! The current annual physical examinations or sports pre-participation physical exams miss about 85-90% of the issues that can cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in children and young adults.  The issues that cause SCA in young people must be seen on an electrocardiogram (EKG) because they are structural or electrical issues that cannot be heard through a stethoscope. The EKG is a simple test that records the electrical activity of the heart using small sticky electrode patches that are attached to the skin of the chest.  EKGs are quick, easy and completely painless.

 

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Risk in Children and Young Adults:

·      Leading cause of death of student athletes

·      Leading cause of death on school campuses

·      1 in 300 youth have an undiagnosed heart condition that puts them at risk for SCA

 


To Register to be Screened please click the Get Heart Screened button above.You will select a 30 minute time slot, you will need to arrive within that 30 minutes. 


If you are interested in volunteering at this event, contact the Be KYnd team directly


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