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Heart Heroes Basic Life Support Training for student groups

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Are you part of a student group at The University of Manchester and would like to provide your members with essential life-saving skills? Our Heart Heroes are here to offer training, preparing you to respond to situations where someone collapses or experiences a cardiac event.

Our dedicated team of student instructors were trained in Basic Life Support and effective teaching techniques under the guidance of Pat Conaghan, an experienced nurse and Senior Lecturer. They are well-prepared to deliver informative and engaging sessions for groups ranging from 12 to 30 individuals.

These sessions typically run between 45 minutes to 2 hours and can be conducted on campus, as well as in local community settings, schools, university halls, or youth clubs. Sessions are open to University of Manchester students and the broader community, providing an exciting opportunity for everyone to gain the skills and confidence needed to act effectively in critical situations. Join us in building a safer and more prepared campus and community!

These sessions will cover a range of important skills:

· Delivering effective CPR

· Proper usage of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator)

· How to assist someone who is choking

· Placing someone into the recovery position

Staff from the Student Success and Development Team will be on hand throughout the year to book sessions and provide ongoing support to the Heart Heroes team. If your group is interested in booking a Heart Heroes session, please feel free to reach out to us at heartheroes@manchester.ac.uk. We are looking forward to hearing from you!