First aid training available through Athletics and Recreation

Athletics & Recreation has a few spaces remaining for its Red Cross standard first aid training courses, offered in May and June.

This is a comprehensive course that provides training for dealing with life-threatening situations. Topics covered include all the material in Emergency First Aid (choking treatment, CPR, severe bleeding, shock, etc.) plus poisoning, bone and joint injuries, hypothermia, moving a first aid casualty, and medical conditions such as diabetic crisis, convulsions, heart attack and stroke (CPR component is equivalent to CPR C, adult). Certification is in effect for 3 years.

More information is available online.