President Eliza, President Danny of the Interact Club of King’s College together with 21 Interactors attended the Adult Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillation (CPR/AED) training by St. John at the HK St. John Ambulance Headquarters from 10 am to 5 pm with a test after the training. A very meaningful LEARN TO SAVE LIFE course. A quick recap on CPR: Place heel of hand on the lower half of breastbone in centre of chest with other hand on top of first. Press down 1/3 of depth of chest and give 30compressions. Aim for approximately 100 compressions per minute. Continue CPR (30:2) until ambulance arrives or casualty recovers. For AED:
On November 13, President Sam attended the opening ceremony of CPR/AED project. Our Club joined the project as Bronze Sponsoring Club. Altogether, twelve Rotary Clubs joined this projected hosted by Rotary Club of Hong Kong Northeast, in partnership with St. John Ambulance. TVB artist 曹永廉 and Miss Hong Kong 2014 邵珮詩 were special guests. Do you know every year around 8,000 cases of cardiac arrest require emergency ambulance service in Hong Kong? That is over 20 cases per day. CPR/AED is critical to survival in the minutes before the ambulance arrives. Past President Webster is working with our Interact Clubs to set up a training day for our Interactors in 2022. Before that, on November 28, there is a training day for District Officers, Rotarians and Rotaractors. Our Past President Lily and Rotarian Jason are registered to attend the certification course.
On September 28, Past President Grace Yen attended the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) / Automatic External Defibrillation (AED) Education Project 2019-2020 Launch Ceremony at Hong Kong St. John Ambulance Headquarters. The project, organized by our Area 3 friends from Rotary Club of Hong Kong Northeast, is sponsored by our Club. As part of our sponsorship, 20 of our Interactors and their teachers shall have the opportunity to learn basic CPR/AED skills. Past President Grace collected a certificate of appreciation from our District Governor Wilson Cheng and President Heidi Lee of Rotary Club of Hong Kong Northeast, the organizer of the Project.