This spring, Frye Regional Medical Center provided Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training for the Crawdads baseball support staff, instructing them in the use of traditional as well as compression only CPR.
Frye Regional Medical Center’s Deanna Deal and Neil Hines were the lead CPR instructors for the training. Deal is a clinical nurse educator in the Education Department and Hines works also a licensed massage therapist on staff with Frye’s 5th Avenue Birthing Center.
Crawdads employees learned CPR for adults and children, better preparing them for a possible emergency at the ballpark. Compression only CPR is taught to the beat of the popular 70’s Saturday Night Fever song, Staying Alive as a guide to the pace at which compressions should be given and typically 100 compressions per minute.
“Any time we can educate someone in CPR, we are saving a life.