Driscoll sponsors free CPR course in Victoria

Driscoll Children’s Hospital and its American Heart Association Authorized Training Center are sponsoring a free Family & Friends CPR Course in Victoria.

The event will be held Saturday, Oct. 5, 2-4:30 p.m., at the Seventh-Day Adventist Church Fellowship Hall, 3103 E. Mockingbird Lane.

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR certification to meet job requirements. Participants will learn adult hands-only CPR; adult/child CPR with breaths; adult/child AED use; infant CPR; and relief of airway blockage.

Class size is limited for the free event. Contact (361) 694-5420 for more information.

About Driscoll Children’s Hospital …

“Improve the health of adults and you give them back their health …Improve the health of children and you give them their life.”

Driscoll Children’s Hospital is a 189-bed pediatric tertiary care center with more than 30 medical and surgical specialties offering care throughout South Texas, including Corpus Christi, the Rio Grande Valley, Victoria, and Laredo. Through the vision and generosity of its founder, Clara Driscoll, Driscoll Children’s Hospital opened in 1953, becoming the first, and remains the only, free-standing children’s hospital in South Texas. In 2018, Driscoll had more than 143,000 patient visits, including more than 43,000 patients seen at South Texas’ first emergency room created exclusively for children.

The information in this article was sent in a press release by Driscoll Children’s Hospital.