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Hands-Only CPR Activity

09 October 2023

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In recognition of the CPR month in the MENA region, the BAU life support-Tripoli site organized the “Hands-Only CPR” activity in Tripoli campus on 9/10/2023 for all instructors, staff and students from five faculties in Tripoli branch. The same activity was organized for Rawdat el Fayhaa school on 16/10/2023. Five hundred and fifty students from grades 11 and 12 attended the activity which included a presentation on the importance of immediate CPR, which can double or triple the chance of survival, in cases of cardiac arrest. The team also offered practice on steps of lifesaving cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and demonstrated the use of automatic external defibrillator (AED) to analyze the heart rhythm and deliver an electric shock.