The Preeceville School Grade 12 class participated in a cardiopulmonary resuscitation, (CPR) and first aid course sponsored by the Canora Ambulance on March 9 and 10.
“The program enhances prevention and helps students become more confident in any case scenario,” said Sherry Joanette, instructor. The program offered a course on life saving techniques and proper training and was made available to the Preeceville Grade 12 graduating class
The program was taught by Sherry Joanette and was sponsored by Canora Ambulance.
The lessons on first aid included emergency scene management; shock; unconsciousness and fainting; choking of a conscious adult; severe bleeding; medical conditions, including asthma, allergies, convulsions and diabetes; upper limb, bone and joint injuries; rescue carries; burns and poisons, and bites and stings.
The CPR portion included topics on unconscious choking people, cardiovascular emergencies in adults, CPR, and child and infant resuscitation.