Several people are honored at UW-La Crosse today for
a selfless act that saved two people's lives.
a faculty member collapsed outside his office.
and a co-worker gave C-P-R..
Then in January.
two students performed C-P-R on a classmate who had
a medical issue outside his dorm room.
In both cases.
UW-L police officers arrived a short time later with
an automatic external defibrillator or a-e-d.
Today all the people involved were honored with an
Extrordinary Personal Action Award from the University.
One of the officers recognized says it's a good reminder
of the importance of having C-P-R training.
you never really do know when it can happen.
You know, it was good to show up at an event like
this and to see someone already doing CPR instead
of you know showing up and having 20 people standing
around not knowing what to do.
There are a number of ways to become CPR certified...
Both local hospitals offer classes as well as the
local Red Cross..