Hospital offers Medic First Aid with AED

JASPER — Medic First Aid with Automated External Defibrillator is a basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business and industrial setting. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, AED use and other important emergency care skills are combined into this course, which allows the graduate to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency.

Successful completion of the course means the student has acquired these skills, understands the dangers of an emergency scene and how to evaluate them, and understands the use of protective barriers. Taught by nationally certified instructors, the course satisfies Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements for industry and business.

The course will be offered from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, June 5, in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 West 12th Ave.

The fee for the class is $65; class size is limited, and preregistration is required.

For more information or to register, visit the hospital’s  website at and clicking on “Classes & Events,” or call the hospital’s Health and Wellness Department at 812-996-2399 or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399.

A Medic First Aid Bloodborne Pathogens class can be added to this course to provide participants with the knowledge to reduce or eliminate the occupational risk of bloodborne pathogens. The cost for this additional class is $20 per person. For more details, call 812-996-2399, option 1.



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