|Basic life support courses offered for health care providers|
A great opportunity to become certified in CPR and AED is right here on campus. This basic life support course, conducted by the American Heart Association, is intended for individuals who have a duty to respond in an emergency, or those who have a strong desire to help others.
Topics covered include:
* How to assess a patient in distress
* Rescue breathing for infant, child, and adults
* CPR for infant, child, and adults
* Two person CPR
* How to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)
* Care for an obstructed airway
* Use of a bag-valve-mask for oxygen delivery
This course is comparable to CPR for Professional Rescuers, offered by the American Red Cross. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certification card good for two years.
Five different classes will be offered:
* Sunday, April 15, 1 to 5 p.m.
* Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
* Sunday, April 22, 1 to 5 p.m.
* Sunday, April 29, 1 to 5 p.m.
* Friday, May 4, noon to 4 p.m.
All sessions take place in the Wellness Center classroom. Cost is $20. Registration can be completed at the Wellness Center’s welcome desk, minimum of six and a maximum of 12 participants.
-- Andrew Laventure, CPR & First Aid Coordinator, Wellness Center, AndrewLaventure@mail.und.edu, 777-Well