Norman Fire Department receives unique CPR training

NORMAN, Oklahoma — The Norman Fire Department received a rather unique form of CPR training last Friday. The fire department hosted a Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART) course where they practiced CPR on cat and dog dummies. BART is a non-profit organization that trains EMS providers to be better prepared in dealing with animals on scene. The course consisted of the following three stations:

  • Handling and restraining
  • Resuscitation
  • Determining heart rate and respiratory rate

The fire department was provided with a kit to restrain animals and medical tools for treatment. [Read the full story at The Norman Transcript]

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