Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Training

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness Training

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise.

 

AYSO has a new state mandated training requirement for all volunteers (administrators, board members, coaches, referees, coordinators, instructors, etc.).  This is a one-time only training for AYSO volunteers in California.

If you have already completed the certification through the NFHS, you do not need to redo it, though you do need to email a copy of your certificate to mailto:rra@ayso76.org and rdri@ayso76.org to get credit for completing the training.

  1. Visit AYSO U and log in to your account.
  2. Click on the tab "Online Courses"
  3. Click on "Open" next to "Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course".
  4. Click on "Launch" next to "Sudden Cardiac Arrest Online Course Module" and take and complete the online course.
  5. Once the course is complete and you have passed, you may download the "Sudden Cardiac Arrest Course Certificate" and close your browser windows. The course is now complete. Thank you for taking the time to complete this crucial step for the health and safety of our participants.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest is the number one cause of death in the United States for student athletes during exercise. Caused by a structural or electrical problem associated with the heart, Sudden Cardiac Arrest happens when the heart unexpectedly stops beating and pumping blood.

With content developed by Simon’s Heart, this course will help you learn and recognize the warning signs and symptoms of Sudden Cardiac Arrest.
Also included are tips for what to do in the critical moments after an individual suddenly collapses in order to save their life.