Acadiana residents who want to know how to save the life of a heart attack victim can learn CPR on Saturday at the Cajundome.

Titled “Be a Heart Starter,” the training is being put on by the Bystander CPR Training Event Committee, a collection from Lafayette’s medical community and others.

More than 1,000 people are expected to attend the training. Registration is strongly encouraged by calling (337) 291-4844 or by logging onto

There will be two two-hour sessions, the first beginning at 8 a.m. and the second at 10:30 a.m.