Wednesday Oct 10 2012 1:12 PM
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Sunday is an annual community event offered free-of-charge to anyone interested in learning the basic lifesaving skills of CPR. On Sunday, Oct. 14, citizens are invited to learn the fundamentals of CPR and are then given the opportunity to practice with CPR manikins and automated external defibrillators (AED).
Attendees can expect:• More than 50 certified Basic Life Support instructors• One-and-a-half hours of classroom training and 1 hour hands on training• Four class options: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 p.m. or 2 p.m.• Practical training with CPR manikins and AED's
Attendees will learn:• What happens when you call 9-1-1 • Patient assessment • One rescuer adult/child/infant CPR and obstructed airway • Automated external defibrillator use • Foreign body airway obstruction management • Essentials of a home first aid kit
Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Tacoma Fire citizen level CPR card (good for two years).CPR Sunday will be held at Foss High School , 2112 S. Tyler St., Tacoma.
To secure your preferred class time, pre-register at www.cprsunday.net/. For additional information please contact Firefighter Craig Hanna at (253) 579-7500.