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Learn how to save a life at CPR and First Aid Training

4/27/16

NORTH VALLEY – Knowing what to do in a medical emergency can save a life. The Daisy Mountain Fire Department is offering CPR and First Aid Training in May to teach basic life-saving skills.

Sudden cardiac arrest can occur without warning, to anyone, at any time. It’s a leading cause of death among adults in the U.S. First Aid training helps prepare individuals to deliver initial emergency procedures until first responders arrive.

These Community and Workplace classes utilize the American Safety and Health Institute curriculum and certified instructors. Satisfactory completion of the course entitles students to a certificate valid for two years from date of completion.

CPR Training will be offered on Thursday, May 12, 6-10 p.m., at Daisy Mountain Fire Station #141.
The class format is partially lecture and partially practical (hands-on). Completion of the course requires students to demonstrate proficiency on mannequins while on the floor. To register for CPR Training, go online to http://bit.ly/1rc3fqv.

First Aid Training will be offered on Thursday, May 19, 6-10 p.m., also at Daisy Mountain Fire Station #141. This class will include First Aid for the community and workplace, utilizing the American Safety and Health Institute curriculum and certified instructors. Class format is partially lecture and partially practical (hands-on).To register for First Aid Training, go online to http://bit.ly/23UeMZ2.

Registration for these classes is required, and space is limited. The cost is $25 per student, per class, due at the start of class, payable with exact change or check made payable to Daisy Mountain Fire Department. For more information, contact Paul Schickel at (623) 695-1424 or Paul.Schickel@DMFD.org to register, or if you’d like to schedule these classes for your group of eight or more.

Daisy Mountain Fire Station #141 is located at 43814 N. New River Road, in New River.