Free CPR session to be held at Marshfield Clinic Sept. 20
For Hub City Times
WAUSAU — Marshfield Clinic is offering a free community CPR session at Marshfield Clinic Marshfield Center, 1000 N. Oak Ave. The session will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Sept. 20 in the Lawton Center R1A/B conference rooms. Participants should use the Lawton Building Entrance.
This is an instructive, hands-on CPR session that reflects the most current American Heart Association guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care. Course materials will be provided onsite, and attendees can keep them for ongoing reference.
The maximum number of participants per session is 20. Preregistration is required by Sept. 13. Register at surveymonkey.com/r/RLV6QKX or by calling Debra Kuehnhold at 715-389-7559.
This is not a certification course. It is designed for members of the general public to be able to perform basic lifesaving skills. This video-based classroom session teaches:
—Adult hands only CPR and automated external defibrillator.
—Adult CPR with breaths.
—Mild and severe airway block: How to help a choking adult.
—Child CPR and automated external defibrillator.
—Mild and severe airway block: How to help a choking child.
—Mild and severe airway block: How to help a choking infant.
All modules will be covered. Attendees may choose to participate in or observe each module.
Future free CPR sessions are planned for Marshfield Clinic centers in Eau Claire, Marshfield, Minocqua, Park Falls, Rice Lake, Stevens Point, and Wausau. For more information call 715-389-7559.