The Poeta Antón school wants its classrooms to be a cardioprotected space, installing a free defibrillator with our life-saving bracelets.
El Poeta Antón de Candás School (Asturias) wants to become a cardioprotected space, and for this they need to sell 1500 Lifeguard bracelets to acquire a free defibrillator, with life-saving bracelets teachers will access a CPR or cardiopulmonary resuscitation training and use of the external defibrillator. The Radiotelevision of the Principality of Asturias in the Connect Asturias program interviews the director of the Poeta Antón school, to explain how this initiative to install a defibrillator in school starts with the life-saving bracelets and turn the school into a cardioprotected space.
Life-saving bracelets for the installation of defibrillators in schools in Asturias
The initiative to install a defibrillator in the school comes from an elementary school student, who already proposed it 2 years ago and it has been now, together with the association of parents of students of the school we have joined forces to sell the 1500 bracelets and obtain without investment, an external defibrillator and the training of the teaching staff of the school, are 8 professors with practical training in resuscitation against sudden cardiac arrest.
The director of the Poeta Antón school affirms that it is a challenge to be able to protect the school, and to be one of the few schools in Asturias that has a defibrillator in the classrooms, a cardioprotected school without investment with life-saving bracelets.
The school management and the parents' association they got in touch with the mother of a student, who brought the life-saving bracelet pack, and we began distributing the bracelets to be sold in solidarity among the families, commercial establishments and bars of the town of Candás.
Bracelets of the Lifeguard Project a formula to obtain free defibrillators
Families are helping a lot to sell the wristbands, in 3 weeks we have sold 1100 Lifeguard wristbands, there are children with 2 and 3 wristbands, with a price of 3 € and a Kukuxumusu design in various colors makes them easy to sell, they have been Fashionable in the village of Candás and everyone wants to wear their bracelet or bracelets.
What motivated a defibrillator to be installed at school
Monica Alvarez promoter of the initiative, is a nurse by profession and responds by explaining the importance of cardioproteger schools with defibrillators, explains that in Spain every year 30.000 cardiorespiratory stops, 1 every 20 minutes and anyone is susceptible to sudden cardiac arrest .
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