Each year, more than 5 million people learn how to save a life in American Red Cross training classes and people in the Kansas Capital Area can join the ranks of these everyday heroes by taking a class now.
The First Aid and CPR/AED course teaches people how to perform CPR and use an AED, what to do if someone is choking, and how to prevent and respond to other emergencies until advanced medical help arrives. Course participants also learn how to control bleeding as well as how to care for seizures and other sudden illnesses.
The Red Cross is offering the following courses:
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED - Emporia
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED - Topeka
Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED - Topeka
Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED - Manhattan
Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED - Manhattan
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers - Topeka
Adult First Aid/CPR/AED - Topeka
Adult CPR/AED - Topeka
Red Cross training courses meet OSHA guidelines, feature hands-on skills practice and include 2 year certifications, free digital materials and skill refreshers. Visit redcross.org/takeaclass or call 1-800-RED-CROSS for details and to register for a class.
Courses are subject to cancellation without notification. Advance registration is required.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.