Program for the 2012 PDI

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Adult CPR/AED, Pediatric CPR and First Aid
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2012
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
Full Day
Room:
340 General Services Building
Description:
Class provides a 2-year American Red Cross CPR/First Aid certification. Cost of the course is $110/person. Arrangements for payment should be directed to Frank.Gonzales@colostate.edu prior to the date of the session. Training meets OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills. First Aid: Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies. CPR Adult: Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults CPR Child and Infant: Participants learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children under 12 AED: Participants learn how to use automatic external defibrillators. Actual Course time is from 8 am to approximately 12:30pm.
Goals and Target Audience:
Expanding the number of people trained and willing to assist in the event of an emergency improves everyone's safety at CSU, home, and throughout the community.