Free Teen Cardiac Screening and Education Program
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Free Teen Cardiac Screening and Education Program

Free Teen Cardiac Screening and Education Program

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Southside Hospital

301 East Main Street

Bay Shore, NY 11706

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November 5

Every 34 seconds someone has a heart attack in the United States. Statistics show that 80% of cardiac events are preventable through education and lifestyle changes.

Southside Hospital and Gavin’s Got Heart have partnered to create the B.E.A.T. Program. This free program offers Heart Health Screenings and CPR/AED training for students in grades 9-12. Parents must be present throughout the event for screening and physician consultations

These free screenings will cover:

  • Blood Pressure
  • BMI
  • Blood Cholesterol
  • Blood Glucose
  • EKG

Free educational opportunities:

  • Learn about cardiac risk factors
  • “Hands Only” CPR training
  • AED training


9:00-10:30 - Check In and Tests

10:30-11:00 - Breakfast

11:00 – “The Gift of a Healthy Heart”

Dr. Barry Goldberg

11:15 – “Understanding Your Results”

Dr. Rohit Talwar

11:30 - “Making Healthy Choices”

Dr. Marion Rose

12:00-1:00 - AED/Hands Only CPR Training


Pre-Registration is required
No physician referral required
No cost for participation
Results are confidential


This event is open to all students and does not take place of the physical examination requirement for student athletes who wish to participate in a school sport. Please note that Echocardiograms are not part of the screening programs.

There is no fee for participation in the BEAT screening program.


Questions, please contact:

Matthew DePace
mdepace@northwell.edu

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