Grace Christian teachers learn basic life support ahead of new year

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Grace Christian students don't start back until Thursday, but teachers were hard at work learning basic life support skills on Monday.

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Christus Cabrini staff taught a five-hour class to help staff better protect the lives of their students.

Teachers worked on several dummies using CPR, mouth to mouth resuscitation and even an AED.

"Sudden cardiac arrest is common in kids, it is common in adults as well," said Critical Care Educator Stanley Guillot. "A lot of time with kids we don't know it is going to happen. So, knowing what to do in case of sudden cardiac arrest is key.

Christus strives to spread basic life support skills across the community.

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