Wednesday, April 20, 2016

CPR CLASS + ISLAND RESIDENTS = LIFE SAVING SKILLS



On April 14th an adult CPR course, sponsored by PIE, was attended by 19 Island residents. The course was taught by Larry Hines who has 25 years as a paramedic and Jason Hutchinson currently a Firefighter with the Boca Grande FD. 


CPR under the new guidelines.
Use of an AED
Cardiac Arrest vs Heart Attack and what to do.
Stroke Symptoms / F. A .S .T. (face- arms- smile- time)
Choking rescue procedure for adults and infants.  
Sprains, cuts, broken bones, insect and spider bites and other first aid questions were answered.

This was vital information which was well taught. 
Each person in the class learned something that could make a difference in someones life.

 

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