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Become CPR Certified

By Fedwa Wazwaz, Engage Minnesota

When my daughter and her classmates became my instructors, I learned how to do CPR and received free lessons in humility.

Monday, November 6th, 2017, I received a text message from my daughter reminding me of the CPR training today at her high school.  She is part of a program for First Responders which trains students in Opportunities in Emergency Care.

While I agreed to become CPR certified, she along with her classmates were getting their certification for becoming CPR instructors.

I actually forgot about the training but was glad I had no other plans to cancel.  The training was very informative.

We learned how to do chest compressions on an adult, child, and infant in case of a cardiac arrest.  We got to practice a few times, including how to use an AED, a medical device used to deliver shocks between cycles of chest compressions.  It was an informative and busy night.

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