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White-Wilson Medical Center's Free Power Your Parenting Series Concludes With Life Saving Skills

FORT WALTON BEACH, Florida–October 6, 2022—White-Wilson Medical Center is concluding its engaging and informative Power Your Parenting series with its final session of the year, Emergency Basics. Registration is now open for this free class that will focus on how parents can best prepare for unforeseen medical events and accidents. It will take place on Thursday, November 3 at White-Wilson's main campus in Fort Walton Beach, 1005 Mar Walt Drive, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Pediatrician Dr. David Erickson will discuss everything from basic first aid tips to emergency response strategies. He will be joined by First Responder Jeffrey Pendleton and the two will share their experiences and work to prepare parents and caregivers on how to best respond when it matters most. This parent-only class is free to attend, and refreshments and door prizes will be provided.

"No matter their age, children are particularly prone to accidents and injuries. From choking and falls to drowning and sports-related injuries, parents have a tough job keeping their children safe" said Dr. Erickson. "For that reason, it's important for caregivers to be prepared for the unexpected."

Haywood continued, "Dr. Erickson continued, "In this class, we'll review accident prevention and reaction techniques that parents should know in the event of an urgent situation. We'll share our experiences in the field and hopefully, parents will leave more confident to react calmly and effectively."

The session will conclude the 2022 series where White-Wilson covered topics such as cyber safety and how to have awkward conversations.

The class is free and open to parents, grandparents, caregivers and community members. You do not have to be a White-Wilson patient to attend. However, they do ask that due to the sensitive nature of these topics, children do not accompany their parents. Registration is required for the session. For additional information on registering, click here to view the event flyer or the White-Wilson Medical Center's Facebook page.

About the White-Wilson Medical Center:

White-Wilson Medical Center is a multi-specialty physician group serving Florida's Emerald Coast for over 75 years. WWMC is home to your community's largest team of physicians, collaborating for your good health in more than 20 different specialties. With locations in Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs, Destin, Niceville and Navarre, White-Wilson provides a range of health care services to fit most needs. White-Wilson employs state-of-the-art technology, coupled with skilled and experienced providers, friendly and caring staff, and the convenience of "one-stop" shopping. Visit www.white-wilson.com for a list of specialties and services.