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April Red Cross Classes (03/21/2012)
Would you know what to do in an emergency? Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training classes. People in Winona can join the ranks of these everyday heroes by taking a class now.

The American Red Cross in Winona/Wabasha/Goodhue counties is offering the following courses:

Tuesday, April 3—Pediatric CPR/AED, 6pm-9:30pm, $70—This course will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children. The course teaches the skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Thursday, April 5—CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider Review, 5pm-9:30pm, $90—An abbreviated course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills before testing. To be eligible to participate in a review course, participants must have successfully completed prior training. This training can be verified with an American Red Cross Certificate or equivalent.

Wednesday, April 11—Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED, 5pm-8:30pm, $90—This course will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults and children. The course teaches the skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Thursday, April 12—First Aid, 6pm-9pm, $70—This course will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to first aid emergencies. The training teaches skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Saturday, April 14—CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider, 8am-2:30pm, $110—This course trains professional-level rescuers and healthcare workers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.

Wednesday, April 18—Adult CPR/AED Review, 6pm-8:30pm, $55—An abbreviated Adult CPR/AED course that briefly reviews course information and allows practice of skills and knowledge before testing.

Thursday, April 19—Adult CPR/AED, 6pm-9:30pm, $70—This course will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults. The course teaches the skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

Saturday, April 21—Babysitter’s Training, 8:30am-3:30pm, $85—This class provides youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. The recommended age for this course is 11-15 years old. There is no expiration date on the Babysitter’s certificate. The student should bring a sack lunch.

Wednesday and Thursday, April 25 and 26—6pm-9pm both nights, $110—See April 14 course.

Saturday, April 28—Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid, 8am-1:30pm, $110—These courses will help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies in children and adults. The courses teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

All classes are held at the chapter building at 1660 Kraemer Drive in Winona. Certifications for the courses are valid for two years unless otherwise noted. Visit redcross.org or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for details and to register for a class. Register early—classes may be cancelled if enrollment is low in the week before the class.

 

 

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