Spring Hill, Florida – Oak Hill Hospital has announced that two members of its nursing staff have been invited to teach CPR related programs to sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Crystal River Middle School.

Jennifer Manner, RN, Clinical Educator for the Progressive Care Unit at Oak Hill Hospital and Chris Darson, RN, a charge nurse on the Progressive Care Unit will be visiting Crystal River Middle School on September 28 and 30. The nurses have been invited by Ms. Sheri Alban, who teaches Personal Development, to the school each quarter. During this visit Ms. Manner and Ms. Darson will be teaching:

  • CPR and AED (Automatic Electrocardio Defibrillation use) to two classes of sixth graders
  • First aid to two classes of seventh graders
  • CPR, first aid and AED to eighth graders

On September 28 the students will be learning some skills but the teaching will involve primarily the use of videos and demonstrations. On September 30 the students will receive hands-on skills along with testing of the skills that they learn.

Jennifer Manner, RN and Chris Darson, RN both have extensive nursing backgrounds in ICU (Intensive Care Unit), telemetry, progressive care, and nursing supervision. Both are certified instructors through the American Heart Association for BLS/CPR (Basic Life Support/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support). In all approximately 150 students will be taught at this time.

Ms. Manner and Ms. Darson have a reputation for community-mindedness and have offered to make their program available to whatever schools invite them in the southwest Citrus area.

For more information contact Richard Linkul, Director of Marketing, at 352-597-6383.