Red Cross offering First Aid and CPR/AED courses

A FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer practices his CPR technique in a Red Cross training class., Photo Credit: Mark Wolfe / FEMA,
A FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer practices his CPR technique in a Red Cross training class., Photo Credit: Mark Wolfe / FEMA,

Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training classes and people in Topeka can join the ranks of these everyday heroes by taking a class now.

The First Aid and CPR/AED course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and how to prevent and respond to other emergencies until advanced medical help arrives. Course participants also learn how to control bleeding as well as how to care for seizures and other sudden illnesses.

 

The Red Cross in Topeka is offering the following courses:

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

5/13/13, 9:00am-3:30pm

Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED

5/13/13, 9:00am-2:00pm

Babysitter’s Training

5/18/13, 9:00am-3:30pm

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED

5/23/13, 9:00am-3:00pm

Adult CPR/AED

5/23/13, 9:00am-12:00pm

 

Red Cross training courses meet OSHA guidelines, feature hands-on skills practice and include 2 year certifications, free digital materials and skill refreshers. Visit redcross.org/takeaclass or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for details and to register for a class.

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