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Quick response with an AED saves Vancouver student’s life

Original source: KATU, Feb. 13, 2017

When a Hudson’s Bay High School student’s heart stopped during wrestling practice, the staff sprang into action.

This scene could have ended in tragedy, but thanks to the efforts of the well-trained coaching staff, the student is alive today.

“This is a great example of how school staff trained in CPR, the availability of an onsite AED and quickly accessing 911 can save a student’s life,” said Pete Adams, firefighter/paramedic and public information officer for Vancouver Fire Department, in a press release. “Without question, the school staff put their training into action, and it led to the best possible outcome.”

Read the article and watch the video on KATU’s website.