29 Jan Join Our Lifesaving Community Classes: CPR for Healthcare Providers and Stop the Bleed
We’re excited to announce the launch of our monthly community classes on CPR (CPR for Healthcare Provider) and Stop the Bleed. These classes are designed not just to educate, but also to empower our community members with vital skills that can save lives. All classes are taught by experienced and passionate instructors who are committed to providing comprehensive and practical knowledge. These sessions are not just about learning; they’re about gaining confidence to act in emergency situations.
Saturday March 16
- 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Community CPR Class
CPR for Healthcare Providers
Our CPR for Healthcare Providers class is an intensive, hands-on training session aimed at those in the healthcare field as well as members of the public who wish to have a higher level of training. This course covers a range of crucial topics, including:
* Adult, Child, and Infant CPR: Learn the techniques for performing CPR on individuals of different age groups.
* Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Use: Gain proficiency in using an AED, an essential tool in cardiac emergencies.
* Choking Relief: Understand how to effectively aid someone who is choking.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) Principles: Explore the fundamentals of BLS and how to apply them in a variety of scenarios.
Upon completion of the course, participants will receive a certification, demonstrating their capability to perform CPR in critical situations.
Tuesday April 9
- 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Stop the Bleed Class
Stop the Bleed
The Stop the Bleed course is a comprehensive and interactive session that teaches participants how to control bleeding in emergency situations. Key components of the course include:
* Recognizing Life-Threatening Bleeding: Understand how to assess and identify dangerous bleeding.
* Application of Direct Pressure: Learn the techniques for applying direct pressure to a wound.
* Use of Tourniquets: Get hands-on experience with different types of tourniquets and when to use them.
* Wound Packing: Discover how to effectively pack a wound to control bleeding.
An exciting addition to this class is that each participant will receive their very own Stop the Bleed kit, created by PFARS. This kit includes essential items that can be crucial in a bleeding emergency.
Classes will be held monthly at our PFARS facility. We encourage all community members, especially those in healthcare or related fields, to participate and enhance their life-saving skills.
To register for these classes, please visit our registration link: PFARS Community Classes.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn vital skills that could one day save a life. We look forward to seeing you at our classes and together, making our community safer and more prepared for emergencies.