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The Red Cross wants to come into your business and home to save lives-but don't expect a rescue worker to come knocking at the door.
The Oregon Trail Chapter of the American Red Cross has developed an online cardiopulmonary course that employees and others can study at their desk or at home, rather than come to a class.
The idea is to reach more potential lifesavers by making CPR training more convenient and by tapping into home internet use, said Suzanne Hildick, executive director of the Oregon Trail Chapter. The class is found at the Red Cross web site, www.redcross-pdx.org.
"This way they're learning at their own pace," she said. "It's a departure for the Red Cross because people usually come to the headquarters and use mannequins …