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Northeast to offer Heartsaver courses

Northeast to offer Heartsaver courses

NORFOLK – The Allied Health Division at Northeast Community College will offer several Heartsaver courses later this month.

Heartsaver Adult CPR/AED (HLTH 5140/17F & #60114) will meet Saturday, December 16, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101, on the Norfolk campus.

The course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included.

Cost of the course, with instructor Landon Grothe, is $40.

Hearsaver CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5150/17F & CRN #60129) will meet Saturday, December 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. in the same location.

The Heartsaver CPR course is a modular CPR course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults, children and infants. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included.

A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140. Cost of the course, with instructor Bradley Korth, is $60.

Heartsaver First Aid (HLTH 5105/17F & CRN #60127) will be held Saturday, December 16, from 1-4 p.m., in the Arlo Wirth Building, Room 101.

The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes: general principles, medical emergencies, and injury emergencies. First Aid course topics may include: rescuer duties; victim and rescuer safety; phoning for help; finding the problem; after the emergency; breathing problems; choking; bad allergic reactions; heart attack; fainting; diabetes and low blood sugar; stroke; seizures; shock; wounds’ head, neck, and spine injury; broken bones and sprains; burns and electrocution; bites and stings; temperature-related emergencies; and poison emergencies. This course is designed for any person who wants to learn these important lifesaving skills, and for those who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

A Heartsaver First Aid course certification card will be issued upon successful completion. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.

Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $40.

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Adult/Child/Infant (HLTH 5130/17F & CRN #60130) will meet Saturday, December 16, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., in the same location.

The Heartsaver First Aid and CPR and AED Adult, Child and Infant course combines techniques in First Aid and CPR/AED situations. It teaches rescuers to recognize and treat cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims as well as use an AED and first aid. The course teaches management of certain environmental reactions, allergic reactions, cuts, wounds, bites and various situations requiring treatment.

Upon completion, the student will have an understanding of first aid care and basic CPR/AED procedures for an adult, child and infant.
Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth the instructor, is $80.

Heartsaver CPR/AED Child/Infant (HLTH 5155/17F & CRN #60128) will meet Saturday, December 16, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the same location.

This is a CPR and AED course that teaches how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for responsive and non-responsive adults. The general public is the target audience for this course. The application and use of the automated, electronic defibrillator (AED) is also included. A book is available at the Hawks Shop in the Northeast Student Center, 402-844-7140.
Cost of the course, with Bradley Korth, is $40.

Pre-registration is required for all Heartsaver classes. To register, call Northeast Community College at (402) 844-7000.

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