Thursday, February 12, 2015

Love a Heart – Learn CPR

by Catherine Carlton, volunteer contributor (@ckecarlton)

I signed my mom, my nanny, my husband and myself up for CPR training last month due to a requirement for my son’s care.

What I didn’t know is how quickly one of us would need it.

My nanny received a call not two week’s later that a friend was in trouble. She used her training by:
  1. Calling 911 and 
  2. Giving CPR until help arrived.
She was so relieved and called to thank me for the training.

Like everyone, we hope we never need to use the emergency training we receive.

But gosh are we so glad we have it if we need it.

February is heart month – so it’s a perfect time to remind you to sign up for CPR training.

You never know when you will need it and who you can help.

Signing up is easy.
•    Visit and click on training & certification
•    Enter your location.
•    Select CPR.
•    And find a class near you.
or check out for local class schedules.


  1. Learning CPR technique is very essential for every individual so that it can save many lives in emergency situations. Thank you for this amazing article.

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