The free training in "CPR for Family and Friends" will be taught on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 6:15 PM the first 30 residents who apply, Carroll said. Additional courses will be scheduled for overflow and courses for CPR Heatsaver and CPR for Healthcare providers.
The descriptions of the three levels of CPR training:
CPR for “Family and Friends”
This course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult hands-only CPR, child CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment by using AHA practices. The course is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life.
“Heartsaver” CPR AED.
A classroom-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
“BLS” for Healthcare Providers.
The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
To enroll or for additional information, contact EMS Director Lt. Scott Carroll- firstname.lastname@example.org or Firefighter David Paull at 401-437-3940.