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The American Red Cross of Northwest Ohio is offering a variety of lifesaving health and safety courses during the months of January and February.
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED
With an emphasis on hands-on learning, the Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED courses give attendees the skills to save a life.
Among the lessons, participants will learn how to:
-respond to common first aid emergencies
-respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults
-use an automated external defibrillators (AED)
Blended learning courses allow flexibility to busy participants by completing their classroom training online and testing their skills in person. Attendees receive a two-year certification and access to free online refreshers upon completion.
Designed for students ages 11 and older, this in-person course provides the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for infants and children up to the age of 10.
Advance registration is required. People can join a team of more than 6,000 people who took lifesaving courses with the local Red Cross chapter last year. Register and learn more information about the course on the Red Cross website or by calling 1-800 RED CROSS.