Lee’s Summit Parks & Recreation CPR and first aid certification courses offered in December and January

November 25, 2013 

American Heart Association credentialed CPR and First Aid courses with certifications taking place during the next two months through Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreation.

Heartsaver CPR/AED is an American Heart Association, non-credentialed course designed for first responders in the workplace, safety/security peronnel, lifeguards, day-care providers, youth leaders and others whose job expectation is to handle emergency situations. The next session will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Dec. 4 CPR for adult, child and infant is covered along with choking management and use of an AED. Following ample practice time, skills are evaluated. Upon successful completion, the two-year AHA Heartsaver Certification Card is issued. The fee is $24 per person and registration will be open through Nov. 27.

First Aid is scheduled from 6-9 p.m. Jan. 9 This is a certified course meeting guidelines of OSHA and DHS. Skills include management of bleeding, shock, burns, dislocations, fractures, splinting, head/neck injury, and medical emergencies. Upon successful completion, the Heartsaver First Aid two-year certification card is issued. The class fee is $24 when registered by Dec. 19 and $26 after that.

All classes require preregistration and are being held at Harris Park Community Center at 110 SW Blue Parkway in Lee’s Summit. To register visit lsparks.net or call 816-969-1500.

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