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Standard First Aid With CPR/AED Adults Class To Be Held

 

    The American Red Cross will hold a Standard First Aid with CPR/AED for Adults two-day class on Wednesday, March 24th, from 5:30pm-10:30pm and on Thursday, March 25th, from 5:30pm-8:30pm. The class will be held at the Oswego branch office located at 333 West First Street in Oswego. This class is dedicated towards teaching adults the necessary skills and knowledge needed during emergency situations until further medical assistance arrives on the scene.

    Participants will get the chance to learn how to recognize and respond to an emergency, identify signals of shock, signs of sudden illness; including stroke, diabetic emergency, poisoning and allergic reactions, and how to check an unconscious or conscious person for life-threatening and non-life-threatening conditions. Other skills like, how to control bleeding, how to care for injuries to the body, and how to give CPR will also be taught through the two-day course, along with many more skills.

    Being certified in Standard First Aid with CPR/AED in Adults is an important skill to have and can help save a life in any emergency while waiting for further medical help. If interested and would like more information, please contact the branch office at 343-0967 or visit the Red Cross on the web at www.syrarc.org .

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies nearly half of the nation’s blood; teaches lifesaving skills; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization – not a government agency – and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information please visit www.syrarc.org or become a fan on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/AmericanRedCrossOnondagaOswegoChapter