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UPMC St. Margaret and St. Margaret Foundation Offer Free CPR Training for Community Members

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Stephanie Stanley

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WHAT: The UPMC St. Margaret nursing education department is partnering with the St. Margaret Foundation to offer a free Community HeartSaver CPR Course to residents of the local area. 


Note: The course is not intended for health care providers. Pre-registration is required by contacting Janice Cavalier at or 412-784-5903.


WHY: According to the American Heart Association, more than 475,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), can double or triple the chances of survival when immediately provided to a victim of cardiac arrest. 


WHO: Members of the local community


WHEN: 4 to 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 5


WHERE: UPMC St. Margaret, Conference Center A, Ground Floor, 815 Freeport Rd., Pittsburgh, 15215.


Note to Media: To cover this event, pre-arrangements must be made by contacting Stephanie Stanley at or 412-586-9762.