Medic First Air Refresher course planned

JASPER Medic First Air Refresher with Automated External Defibrillators is a basic training course in emergency care designed for use in the business and industrial setting.

The refresher course reviews the primary and secondary essential skills of patient care that students learned in the initial training. These skills allow the graduates to function with one consistent set of priorities in a medical emergency.

The course will be offered from 8 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, in the Health and Wellness Classroom at Memorial Southside Office, 1100 W. 12th Ave. The cost for the class is $50; class size is limited and preregistration is required.

For more information or to register, visit the hospital’s website at and click on “Classes & Events,” or call the Health and Wellness Department at 812-996-2399, option 1, or toll-free at 800-852-7279, ext. 2399. Bring a current certification card to this course.

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. Cost for this additional class is $20 per person. To register for the class, call 812-996-2399, option 1.

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