First Aid Certified
Thursday, October 25, 2018
By Ommotions
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A requirement of the Newport County YMCA is that all instructors are Red Cross First Aid Certified. I received my initial training in 1977 at the Fairview Heights High School pool in Fairview Ohio. Two years ago I took the full class again at the Middletown police department. I found it interesting that the training all those years ago returned.  I guess you don't forget the life saving stuff. Or maybe it never leaves especially if you are a mom!

This week I took a refresher course to keep my certification up to date. There were a few changes and modifications that we practiced. I know where the AED devices are located at the Y and most importantly I know how to dial 911.

Here's to continuing healthy habits and hoping never to have to use my refreshed first aid skills!