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Learn CPR; Save lives

February 11, 2015

Feb. 11, 2015 By Signe Trewyn Imagine this: you decided to go to dinner with your family for Valentine’s Day where there are many different aged people around you. You are in a middle of a conversation with your mom and dad when someone near your table falls out of their chair. Everything happens...

UW-Whitewater Police Department Saves Faculty Member’s Life

February 4, 2015

  Feb. 4, 2015 By Alexandria Zamecnik   The UW-Whitewater Police Department can now add a new achievement to its wall: successfully using an automated external defibrillator (AED), an emergency response device that provides care to cardiac arrest victims, and CPR to save a professor’s...

Skills to save a life are easily available

October 9, 2014

Oct. 8 2014 Royal Purple Editorial Staff Opinion You are sitting in class taking notes when suddenly you hear a thumping. Looking up you realize the noise is coming from the student next to you. As the student’s gaze is fixed, movements rigid, what can you do? In that moment of life or death,...

UW-W Campus police offer free CPR/AED training

September 19, 2014

By Vesna Brajkovic Sept. 17, 2014 The campus police, partnered with public access defibrillation (PAD) instructors, offer free CPR/AED training to staff, faculty, students and community members. The course covers basic adult CPR, use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) and is taught by...

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