CPR -Training Worth Your Time

Learning to swim is an important step for any child but just as important is for pool owners to learn CPR  For adults, “learning” CPR can make the difference between life and death. CPR is especially critical in cases of child drowning emergencies, because immediate restoration of oxygen to the child’s brain is critical.

Many believe that the process of learning or refreshing CPR also renews the importance of other water safety efforts for parents, such as supervision and fencing. Be sure to post CPR guidelines near your pool, in case of an emergency.

CPR skills should be refreshed yearly, with certifications renewed every two years. Keeping up with new guidelines and medical findings can be confusing, but an annual refresher helps keep all the facts clear.

Below are some resources for more information:

CPR Illustrations

Redcross.org

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