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Cape volunteers gear up to teach CPR 101

In addition to it being Guy Fawkes Day, 5 November is National CPR Day.

Volunteers will be teaching the public how to save a life in collaboration with a programmes such as Sisaphila (we are alive) and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI).

The Resus Council of South Africa's Kathy Bodmer says the short workshops will teach people how to call for help and how to administer critical compression exercises.

In a matter of a couple of minutes, you could teach people absolutely critical issues.

Kathy Bodmer, Resus Council of South Africa co-ordinator

Bodmer says the condensed information and skills will empower people so they do not feel helpless in emergency situations.

She encourages attendees to continue to practice the skills learnt from the sessions afterwards in order to build muscle memory.

The sessions will take place at Vangate Mall, Blue Route Mall, V&A Waterfront from 10h00-14h00 on Saturday 5th November.

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