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