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Registration open for free CPR training in Lafayette

Posted at 3:11 PM, Feb 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 16:11:15-05

Registration is now open for a free CPR training to be held at Blackham Coliseum.

The Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Lafayette General Health are presenting the 18th annual “Be a Heartstarter” Bystander CPR Training Event on Saturday, March 23. 

The training will begin at 9:00 a.m. at Blackham Coliseum located at 2330 Johnston St. in Lafayette.

Instruction will include hands-on CPR training for adult and infant/child victims, how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) and how to help someone who is choking.  According to a release, this event is a bystander training, and NOT a certified course. 

Pre-registration is encouraged.  Each participant will receive an event t-shirt and a participation certificate.  Visit to register or learn additional information. 

For participants who are unable to kneel for the hands-on training, tables will be provided.