Wilmington Police To Offer Citizen CPR Course On December 7-8

WILMINGTON, MA — The Wilmington Police Department is offering a Citizen CPR course on Friday, December 7, 2018, from 6pm to 8pm, and Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 10am to noon, at the Wilmington Public Safety Building (1 Adelaide Street). Attendance at BOTH classes is required.

The course is taught by certified instructors from the Wilmington Police Department. The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment by using the American Heart Association’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life

These classes are open to anyone who lives or works in Wilmington and are free of charge. Spouses, parents, babysitters and anyone interested in learning a new skill and meeting new friends are encouraged to apply.

There is some minor physical activity required for the course, such as kneeling on the floor and practicing skills learned in the class on manikins.

Due to the extreme popularity that this course has enjoyed, the application periods are open for just short periods of time prior to each course.

This course is sanctioned by the American Heart Association.

Register HERE to sign up for the course.

(NOTE: The above announcement is from the Wilmington Police Department.)

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