First Aid Day celebrated at South Lincoln

Motlow State EMS Education professionals visited South Lincoln School on First Aid Day to teach students about first aid, CPR and AED use, environmental emergencies, emergency trauma and bleeding control. For sixth, seventh and eighth grade students, the professionals taught the Heimlich maneuver. Fast Pace and Huntsville Hospital donated supplies for the demonstrations. Pictured are (from left) Christal Compton, RN at Harton Regional Medical Center in Tullahoma; Keith Balsamo, RN/Paramedic at STRHS Winchester; Houston Austin, Paramedic Coordinator at Motlow State EMS Education; Duane Whatley, AEMT at A&E Emergency Services in Winchester; Xylia Wingard, South Lincoln Student Council; Andrea Umstetter, RN at Saint Thomas Health in Nashville; Misti Howell, Nurse Practitioner at Fast Pace Urgent Care in Fayetteville; Ashley Wingard, Clinical Coordinator at Motlow State EMS Education; Gavrell Wingard, LCHS student; Kat Cherry, AEMT at AMR in Winchester; and Drew Hooker, Program Director at Motlow State EMS Education.