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Elkhart General emergency medical services offering CPR classes

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Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Medical Services will offer Healthcare Provider CPR Courses from 8 a.m. – noon on the following days: Saturday, August 10; Thursday, August 15; and Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at the Elkhart General Health Education Center, located at 2222 Rieth Blvd., next to the Lowe's on US 33 in Goshen.

The Healthcare Provider CPR Course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals but is also open to the public that are looking for a more in-depth CPR course. Students will be instructed on:

  • Chain of survival
  • Survival and signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest and stroke
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) in adults and children
  • Utilization of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Utilization of a Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM)
  • Adult CPR
  • Infant & Child CPR

Course fee is $50 for affiliated providers and Beacon Health System employees; $60 for non-Beacon affiliated providers.  Registration fee includes course book. A course completion card will be given at the end of the class. For more information, call 574-875-6430. To register online, visit www.egh.org. 

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