The University of Central Florida will take part in a CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) training marathon with the goal of training more a thousand students in basic emergency medical response.

The training sessions in the UCF Student Union Pegasus Ballroom will be free to students and taught through the experience of certified CPR instructors.

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World Heart Day encourages heart healthy choices and quick thinking in responding to peers in cardiac arrest. Fire departments from across Central Florida will train 30,000 students in Orlando on this day in an effort to continue instruction of the life saving practice.

LINK Loot points are also available to students who attend.