CPR month sees over 40 students and residents empowered with lifesaving skills

CPR month sees over 40 students and residents empowered with lifesaving skills
A student learning CPR.

To The Haldimand Press

CREDIT—November is CPR month and the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation and lead community and provincial partner Hydro One are launching student and community training in CPR and defibrillation in Mississauga Credit First Nation. This initiative is seeing 28 Grade 6, 7, and 8 students from Lloyd S. King Elementary School and 13 community members empowered with essential lifesaving skills, all trained on November 5, 2019.

ACT Foundation is a charitable organization establishing CPR and defibrillator training programs in high schools throughout Ontario and across Canada. ACT is working in partnership with lead community and provincial partner Hydro One, and ACT’s health partners, AstraZeneca Canada, Sanofi Canada, and Amgen Canada, to bring this program to Mississauga Credit First Nation. This initiative is seeing students and community members trained in how to perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

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