Starting Hearts trains Brush Creek Elementary students in CPR, AED use

Starting Hearts trains Brush Creek Elementary students in CPR, AED use
Local News

By Melanie Wong

EAGLE — “Today we’re going to learn how to save lives,” Lynn Blake told a class of fourth graders. Not too many classes start that way, but the Brush Creek Elementary students were among hundreds of other kids this month who learned how to recognize signs of sudden cardiac arrest, how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and how to operate an automatic external defibrillator (AED). That’s a lot to handle for kids who could barely pronounce the words in those acronyms, but they had the help of Starting Hearts, an Eagle County based nonprofit that specializes in teaching the community …

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