Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS) announces it will be offering free Hands-Only CPR training sessions for the general public.
Students will learn how to perform hands-only CPR (no
mouth-to-mouth) for an adult who does not show signs of life, how to use an
Automated External Defibrillator (AED),
and how to assist an adult who is choking and cannot breathe. Hands-Only
CPR takes only 30 minutes to learn; it is NOT a certification-level
take place on Friday March 21, 2014; one at 9 a.m.
and a second at 10 a.m.,
in the training classroom of the Westport Police/EMS
Headquarters building, located at 50 Jesup Rd. Participants need to attend only
one 30-minute session, at the
time of their choosing. Participants should use the Training Division entrance on the west side of the
building (facing the Library). Please do not park
in spaces designated for the Police Department.
Pre-registration is required in order to ensure a
proper ratio of instructors to students. Sign up
by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or
call our CPR Hotline @ (203) 341-6030. Please indicate the date and time that
you want to attend.
Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS), a designated American Heart Association (AHA) training center, also conducts
certified CPR and First Aid classes. For a full schedule of our classes,
please go to our website,
and click on the Training tab.