2010-11 AED Program Updates

As part of the Heart to Heart Foundation AED Program, Alameda High School, McClymonds High School, UCSF Playsafe, the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland and Camp Taylor are yet to complete their extensive AED/CPR Training.
All training dates will be scheduled by the beginning of October and must be completed by December 30, 2010.
At this time, all 5 AED machines are awaiting placement at the following schools/organizations until trainings have been completed: Alameda High School (Alameda), McClymonds High School (Oakland), UCSF Playsafe, the Boys & Girls Club of Oakland and Camp Taylor.

AED Training

As part of the Heart to Heart Foundation AED Program, Warriors Youth Basketball, Calvary Christian Academy and De La Salle have completed their extensive AED/CPR Training.
During the three hour training sessions, each school learned the proper techniques on how to administer CPR to save a life. They covered how to react in high pressured situations, who to contact if an incident happened and how to clear the area during an incident. The second part of the training was geared toward learning how to effectively and efficiently use and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Machine. Each participant learned how to couple their CPR training with the AED Training. In order to use the AED Machine, the area must first be clear just in case an electric shock needs to be administered. The participants learned step by step instructions on how to help a child vs. an adult.
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CPR Anytime Training

As part of the Heart to Heart Foundation AED Program, El Cerrito High School completed their CPR Anytime Training session for 30 students on April 29th.

John Haynes with the American Heart Association helped facilitate the CPR Anytime session. During the training the students learned three major procedures; compressions, breathing and choking. Before doing any of this, they also learned what to do prior to giving CPR which is to check to see if the person is alert, call 911 and then CPR until a trained medical service arrives.
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