Info Central is working on setting up a basic adult CPR, AED and First Aid class tentatively scheduled for the beginning weeks of April. (Exact date and location to be determined.)
The class will be taught by longtime island resident Larry Hines. Larry's background includes 25yrs as a paramedic and 12 yrs as a medical supervisor for Sarasota County Fire Dept.
1-How to recognize a medical problem and the steps you can take to assist.2-How to perform CPR aka/ Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
3-Instruction on the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). A video film will be provided of an AED being used during actual cardiac arrests.
4-Participants will have the opportunity to handle a simulated medical emergency.
Class cost will be PIE Member $10
Non member $25.
Space is limited to 24 and will be on a first come first serve basis.
Please contact Sally Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested.
We look forward to hearing from you!