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.