Salem Fire/Rescue to host CPR/AED course

Salem Fire/Rescue Chief Mike Slover has announced that the the department will be hosting an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR/AED course on July 19, at 6 p.m. at the Trevor Station / Highway Department building located just off  Highway C at 11252 254th Ct.

Cost of the course is $40 per person and class size is limited to 12 students. This course is a 3-4 hour course which combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice in using an automated external defibrillator or AED. Course covers: Adult CPR/AED with and without a mask, Adult Choking, Child CPR/AED, infant CPR/AED, and Child/Infant Choking. It is intended for individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, lay rescuers who may need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, and other individuals who want or need CPR training.

To assure your place in the class, you must pre-register for the class by contacting Terry Bluemel or a CPR Instructor at 843-2439. Additional classes will be offered throughout the year with information on the town website. www.townofsalem.net.

Groups that would like to schedule a class together and individuals looking for a self-paced option can be accommodated by contacting the above number.

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