Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU Parkersburg to Conduct CPR Training
Contact Information: Cheryl Robinson, instructor of nursing, 304-424-8216; Charlene McNulty, student health nurse, 304-424-8205.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is conducting a series of life-saving training sessions designed to attack the state’s number one killer: heart disease.
West Virginia ranks number one with the highest heart disease death rate in the nation, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.
The college is holding sessions to train area residents in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillation skills. Participants may attend one of the four-hour workshops, scheduled from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on March 4, March 18, April 8 and April 22 at WVU Parkersburg. Cost is $21.50.
The "Saving the Hearts of the Mid-Ohio Valley" project is made possible through financial assistance from the Sisters of Saint Joseph Charitable Fund.
Registration information is available by contacting the college’s training office, 424-8275.
For additional information, contact:
Director, Communications and Public Relations