Lori Postma, RN, shows Wolf Scouts Matthew Vale and Aiden August a few first aid techniques using their own Scout uniform.
CHICAGO | Cub Scouts of Pack 773, who meet on the East Side at Annunciata Parish, had the opportunity recently to learn first aid from Lori Postma, RN, a supervisor in surgical/recovery at Franciscan Healthcare Munster.
Lori Postma, RN, stops during the Readyman Training to pose with Webelos I and II Scouts of Pack 773. Postma spent the afternoon teaching the skills that prevent accidents and making these young Scouts "Readymen" to help in emergencies.
LAPORTE | Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital offers first-aid, CPR and AED courses to the public in La Porte.
Individuals that know they have severe allergies will carry an epi pen that administers a shot of Epinephrine, also known as adrenaline. Those who have these severe allergies should carry at least two pens and make sure the adrenaline is not expired.
HIGHLAND | A first aid and CPR class will be held April 6 at the Lincoln Center.
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Recently while on vacation, I was involved with two individuals suffering medical emergencies. Fortunately, both of these strangers ended up being fine. Afterward, the conversation revolved around the benefits and hesitations that people share when providing care. In particular, the discussi…
LAPORTE | Two LaPorte School Corp. teachers have been recognized for recently saving the lives of two students choking on food.
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KOUTS | Kouts Assistant Police Chief Jim Smith was off duty in a town store recently when a woman walked in with a 1-month-old baby.
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