HGB CPR/First Aid course empowers participants; helps save lives

Would you know what to do if someone you loved was having a heart attack or started choking? The EMS Department at Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and the American Heart Association want to make sure that you are ready in the event of an emergency situation.  Learn the skills you need during HGB’s CPR and First Aid course on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

With Cardiovascular disease being the number one cause of death in the United States, all too often, victims die of sudden heart attacks and its complications because bystanders didn’t know what to do.  HGB’s CPR and First Aid course can give participants the knowledge they need to take action and save lives.

Located in HGB’s Trumley Education Center, participants in the course will learn adult, child, and infant CPR, in addition to the use of the automated external defibrillator.  Individuals will also learn the necessary emergency, first-aid actions needed for sudden illness and injury.  

The cost for the class is $45 and participants will receive a two-year American Heart Association certification card.  All classes meet State of Michigan requirements for those working in childcare, group homes and those needing professional certifications for job requirements.  

To register or for more information, call HGB’s Dan Sowles, EMS education coordinator, at 517-541-5912.