Photo of the Week: Firefighters teach life-saving skills

In honor of EMS Week, members from the Columbus (Ohio) Division of Fire guided 100 middle school students in hands-only CPR, bleeding control and AEDs


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By FireRescue1 Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio — In honor of EMS Week, members of the Columbus Division of Fire helped guide approximately 100 middle school kids at Sherwood Middle School on hands-only CPR, proper bleeding control techniques and AED use. 

The instructional event was helmed by Columbus EMS instructor Firefighter Robert Kelley and CPR instructor Jillian Gates.

"The Division also provided a Medic truck for students to tour while CFD paramedic Phillip Harrow explained the functions of the equipment and provided an overview of EMS Medic operations and procedures," according to a Facebook post by the division. 

Photo/Columbus Division of Fire

 

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