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CPR class

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Smallpotatoes, Sep 7, 2009.

  1. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    My gym is offering a CPR class in a few weeks. It costs $40. I've never learned it.
    Since my mom had a heart attack a few years ago and my dad has had a stroke, I was thinking it might be a good thing to know.
    How hard is it to learn?
  2. TrooperBari

    TrooperBari Active Member

    I can't imagine it's too technical if it's just the one class.
  3. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    It's very easy to learn.
  4. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Extremely easy, and definitely a good idea. Good thought by you.
  5. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

    http://www.sportsjournalists.com/forum/threads/72890/ [/crossthread]
  6. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Went through a CPR class with the youth group at my church in late 2007. It was a five- to six-hour course, but it was well worth it.
  7. RossLT

    RossLT Guest

    CPR is a great thing to know. I have CPR/AED certification and have had to use it also.
  8. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge Active Member

    I have to take CPR every year for my coaching certification. Only $15. CPR cards are good for two years, First Aid every three.
  9. KG

    KG Active Member

    I keep up with my CPR/First Aid, because I've had to use it. Still, the worst feeling I've ever had was when a little boy was choking. For a millisecond I felt panicked, but then the training took over and I knew what to do. Of course after he was okay again, the shakes set in and I had way too much adrenaline pumping through my veins.
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