JCJC offers CPR, First Aid & Automated External Defibrillator (AED) training

Written By: Teresa McCreery
Email Address: teresa.mccreery@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2018-05-03 19:14:50

ELLISVILLE – Jones County Junior College will be offering several CPR, First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) classes at the Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Ellisville. The Heartsaver CPR/FA/AED training and the BLS CPR/AED training for healthcare providers will be offered several times in May and June. The cost for each course is $25.
The Heartsaver CPR/FA/AED training will be held on Friday, May 11, and June 8, from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. The BLS CPR/AED training for health care providers will be offered on Monday, May 21, Thursday, May 31, and Tuesday, June 19, from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m.
The Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED is a one-day, five-hour classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. In this course, students will learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) use.
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED used to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED course completion card by email which is valid for 2 years. To register and to pay for the class come to the Advanced Technology Center at 72 Technology Blvd, Ellisville, or call Carmen Sumrall or Jennifer Hodges at (601) 477-4114.   


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