The University of Limerick is taking part in the global Restart a Heart initiative by offering free Hands for Life CPR training to the local community and students on Wednesday, October 16th at 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 3.30pm at The Pavilion, North Campus, University of Limerick. Hands for Life is a free community CPR training programme, run by the Irish Heart Foundation and supported by Abbott and ESB Networks. Register for this free training course now at Event Brite. This is an hour-long course including a practical element of performing CPR on a manikin. Each individual that attends will receive an email after the training that will include a certificate of attendance.

Dr Liz Kingston, Lecturer and Course Director with the Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Limerick will deliver the training, said; “CPR is a vital skill in the chain of survival and at the University of Limerick. We are proud to provide our local community with Hands for Life CPR training, in addition to other CPR training courses provided throughout the year. We hope by training people in CPR, we will be able to make a difference and help save lives in our University, homes and local community.”

Restart a Heart aims to create awareness that everyone can learn CPR. This year in Ireland Restart a Heart Week takes place from Monday 14th to Friday 18th October and the Irish Heart Foundation is encouraging people across the country to learn CPR through its free Hands for Life training course. As part of the Restart a Heart initiative, the University of Limerick is offering free Hands for Life CPR training to students along with other universities and institutes of technology across Ireland.

To book your place please log on to Event Brite 

Further information see: Hands for Life 20192.pdf