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Press the Chest 2013 CPR Training

29 Jun

Press the Chest 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013

10 AM to 12 Noon

555 West Pensacola Street

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Leon County, Florida, USA conducted Press the Chest 2013  a free a community-wide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (aka CPR) event  today, Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the Turnbull Florida State Conference Center, 555 W. Pensacola Street from 10 AM to 12 Noon. We registered on-site registration at 10 AM. The free event was be sponsored in collaboration with the American Heart Association, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, Capital Regional Medical Center, Florida Department of Health, Florida A&M University Student Health Services and Southeastern School of Health Sciences.

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VTS and I attended the 2-hour session and learned the four points taught:

  1. How to do CPR
  2. How to use AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
  3. How to assess the situation and call 9-1-1, and
  4. Putting all together

There were videos, presentations, hands-on help and two practice sessions. We also learned how to save person when one is chocking.

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Very useful free workshop.

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