Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
RJSCHWEITZER
50,000-59,999 SparkPoints 53,295
SparkPoints
 

Today's happy thought

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

I am re-certified for CPR, AED (defibillator), first aid, and blood-borne pathogens!

I'm fortunate that my workplace offers annual training for about a dozen employees. I've been certified for about 10 years, but each year I learn something new or different. For instance, this year we were taught two-person CPR and a modified abdominal thrust if a very large-girthed person is choking.

I've always wondered if I'd remember my training should an emergency arise. Last summer that question was answered. We were at a restaurant, and in the booth next to us a boy started coughing. His parents panicked and thought he was choking. I stood up, ready to help--but thankfully, the boy was fine within seconds and didn't need help.

You never know when something could happen.
Share This Post With Others
Member Comments About This Blog Post
  • v ALYSSAR2012
    That's cool that you were alert and ready to help the boy. I want to get certified for those kinds of things, but I don't think I can afford to do all that right now.
    1156 days ago
  • Add Your Comment to the Blog Post

    Log in to post a comment


    Disclaimer: Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program.
 

More Blogs by RJSCHWEITZER