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‘Effective CPR can be taught in less than 20 minutes – and that’s time well spent’

Nursing students in Scotland held a teaching event that trained more than 135 people
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Nursing students in Scotland held a teaching event that trained more than 135 people

Earlier this month, a small team of final-year nursing students organised an event to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to the public, as part of a Scotland-wide campaign to increase survival rates following a cardiac arrest.

‘We were nervous to start with, but by the end of the day we looked back and thought it had been a great day,’ says Mark Drummond, a fourth-year honours student at Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen, who helped to arrange the event with around ten fellow students.

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