After classes, many students are often kind enough to share some feedback. Here are some appreciated remarks.
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“I have been a group fitness instructor for about 20 years and as a result have needed to renew my CPR certification every two years. I have been through lots of CPR trainings. I first took Deanna’s training because of her Girl Scout connection, the date worked for me and the price was right! I have continued to take Deanna’s CPR trainings because she is really knowledgeable, friendly, and has a great sense of humor! I even had my Senior Girl Scouts take their First Aid and CPR training from Deanna. The girls were engaged, gained life saving information and enjoyed themselves. I would highly recommend Deanna’s First Aid and CPR training for anyone from teenage years to 100 years. “Dodie Blomberg M.Ed., CPDTAdler Trained CoachCertified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer480.213.0341Moving People Towards Positive!
“We have used Deanna Young for the past several years to train and re-certify adults in our Church’s emergency response team in CPR/AED/First-aid; and to train/re-certify both adult leaders and scouts in CPR/First-Aid. She is thorough, knowledgeable, and has great personal-rapport with students. She brings enough textbooks and practice dummies (both adult and baby) for a moderate size class. After passing the course, you walk out with a recognized CPR/First-aid card. I highly recommend her, and her company: Staying Alive, for youth-groups, organizations, and individual training.”Chuck HollandElder, Presbyterian churchScoutmasterBSA Deputy District Commissioner
Our Girl Scout Troop took Deanna’s Babysitting and CPR class. The girls responded great to the classes. My daughter has now been babysitting often. She now has the confidence to do the job.The parents of the children can rest easier knowing she is CPR and Babysitter certified. I am also at ease knowing that she has the skills to properly take care of others. This class was a great experience for the girls, and they had fun too!!
Co-Leader Girl Scout Troop 2735
Fountain of Youth Spa
So I got to use my first aid training today. Never expected to be my own first patient though! Gotta say I was totally surprised at how much of it came flying into my head as I was in the process of getting bucked off a horse and falling off right into an iron pole fence. Seriously, the whole experience went completely differently than it would have without the training. 1) Stay calm. This one was critical because I was with my daughter and one other girl on a private ride and if I had panicked, my daughter would’ve freaked out completely and since she was still on a horse who knows what would’ve happened then! 2) Assess the safety of the situation: My number one thought as I was going down was that iron pole fence and how I needed to keep from banging my head on it. I did end up hitting it, but much lighter than it would’ve been. Then as soon as I landed I looked to see where the horse was and if it was still bucking so as to avoid a most unpleasant trampling experience. 3) Check for head/spinal injuries: Normally I would’ve been so concerned about not scaring my daughter that I would’ve jumped right up. Instead I just called out “I’m okay.” and gave her a thumbs up so she’d know I was conscious. Then I laid there for a bit until I was sure everything felt ok before trying to move. Fortunately, that was the extent of the experience so no further medical care was needed. But I seriously do thank you for the class. Today would’ve been a nightmare without it!LeAnn Blasius