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You can learn CPR at the NAFD

03/14/2015 03:09PM ● By Tim

CPR training

Want to learn CPR? Need to renew your Health Care Provider CPR? If so contact the North Aurora Fire Department. The NAFD offers multiple CPR courses to meet your needs.

There is a Friends and Family course free of charge which can be created for specific groups (requires at least three people). The Friends and Family CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult CPR, child CPR, AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Friends and family CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but does not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, employees or anyone interested in learning how to save a life.

 

NAFD also offers Healthcare Provider CPR
This course is designed for healthcare workers such as firefighters, ambulance personnel, nurses, etc. who need a course completion certificate. This course teaches CPR for victims of all ages. Skills taught include doing ventilations with a barrier device, bag valve device and oxygen equipment, use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED), and relief of a foreign airway obstruction. This class is only available by registration. To register call Jean Powell at the NAFD Monday thru Friday during normal business hours. This course is available on April 13, July 27, and Oct. 19 from 6–10pm at NAFD Station 2 (2201 Tanner Rd). There is a $100 fee for this course.

For more information contact Jean Powell at 630-897-9698 or email her at jpowell@nafd.org.