MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 4, 2012) – Lake Norman Regional Medical Center (LNRMC) will host joint training courses offering the American Heart Association’s Heartsaver CPR and Adult First Aid training. The courses will be held on Wednesday, October 17, with the first aid portion taking place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and the CPR portion from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Both courses will be held in Room B at LNRMC and are open to the public.
The courses are being offered separately to allow people to participate in one, or both, of the courses. The cost of each course separately is: $50 for the Heartsaver CPR training, and $30 for the Adult First Aid training. For those interested, both courses may be taken together for $70.
The Heartsaver CPR training is designed to teach basic skills in recognizing and treating life-threatening emergencies including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims. Participants will learn to recognize warning signs of heart attacks and strokes in adults, as well as breathing difficulties in children.
The Adult First Aid training is designed to teach the fundamentals of first aid, as it pertains to medical injuries and environmental emergencies, to anyone with limited or no medical training. Participants that complete this course will be provided a course completion card to meet job, regulatory, or any other requirements.
LNRMC also offers a CPR class solely for professionals in the health care industry who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of hospital or health care settings.
For more information or to make reservations, please contact One-Call Scheduling at (704) 660-4920.