Children’s University Hospital in Temple Street admits approximately 8000 children per year. Nationally, up to 28,000 children are admitted per year to paediatric units around the country. To improve the performance of cardiopulmonary resuscitation, it is essential to disseminate the international recommendations and the training of health professionals and the general population in resuscitation. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation recommendations, developed by the Spanish Group of Paediatric and Neonatal Resuscitation, are an adaptation of the European recommendations, and will be used for training health professionals and the general population in resuscitation. Ademas, por el cambio en el perfil epidemiologico que presenta actualmente Costa Rica, con respecto al aumento en los indices de enfermedades de transmision sexual, segun lo senala Alburg (2008).Se utilizo un diseno cuantitativo, de tipo descriptivo y transversal.