Alumnus Credited with Saving Infant’s Life Aboard Flight

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South University, West Palm Beach alumnus Joselito “Lito” Velasquez has been credited with saving an infant’s life when she experienced a medical emergency mid-flight.

Velasquez is a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Nursing with a Specialization in Family Nurse Practitioner program at South University, West Palm Beach. The incident happened in July when he was aboard a cross-country flight on a family vacation. When the airliner’s crew asked for medical assistance from passengers, Velasquez sprang into action and was able to treat the infant until the plane landed.

To read more about how Velasquez jumped into action, please visit:

https://www.westpalmbeach.va.gov/WESTPALMBEACH/features/VA_Nurse_Practitioner_Saves_Infant_s_Life.asp

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