Red Cross To Offer CPR/AED For The Professional Rescuer

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OSWEGO, NY – On Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., the American Red Cross will be offering a CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer class at the Oswego County Branch office, 333 W. First St.

This class teaches those with a duty to act with the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies.

The instruction includes use of the automated external defibrillator to care for a victim of cardiac arrest.

This class identifies the responsibilities and characteristics of a professional rescuer, lists the series of events that occur when the EMS system is activated, outlines the legal considerations that affect the professional rescuer and teaches the responder to recognize and provide appropriate care for breathing emergencies, and other life threatening injuries and illnesses.

For more information or to register for this or any other Red Cross training class, call 343-0967 or visit