MDH Offers Community CPR and First Aid Classes in May
MACOMB, Ill. - McDonough District Hospital will offer a Community First Aid Class on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. in Auditorium A, and a Community CPR class on Tuesday, May 8, at 6 p.m. in Auditoriums A & B and Auxiliary conference room (lower level) at MDH.
The First Aid course covers injury assessment, various medical situations, and safety and injury prevention. Learn up-to-date first aid knowledge that will help individuals respond appropriately and confidently to an emergency situation that could save a life. The class will cover adult, child, and infant first aid techniques.
The First Aid classes offered at MDH follow the American Heart Association guidelines and focus on remaining calm, performing proper first aid techniques, and obtaining medical assistance.
CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) is a life-saving technique to be used if someone would choke, stop breathing or experience cardiac arrest. This class offers adult, child and infant techniques for CPR and obstructed airway. Instruction for the Automated External Defibrillator (AED) will also be covered.
Pre-registration and a $40 fee are required for both courses. A minimum of 10 participants are necessary for each class to be held. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, anyone having special needs should give advance notice when pre-registering for the course. For more information or to register, please contact MDH Outreach Services at (309) 836-1584. To learn more about MDH Community Classes, visit www.MDH.org.