two sets of hands in medical gloves, one stabilizing the head of a cpr mannequin, the other doing chest compressions

A first-of-its kind program has been developed by the American Heart Association in collaboration with the National Organization of Nurses with Disabilities to allow individuals with disabilities who cannot perform the physical skills of CPR to obtain an Advisor: BLS card.

By successfully advising others how to perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator, people with physical disabilities can receive their advisor card. While some indiv