Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Offered in April at Central Maine Community College

March 16, 2016

The Corporate and Community Services Department at Central Maine Community College will offer the American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course on Saturday, April 16, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures. Topics covered will include; adult and pediatric CPR, use of the bag-valve mask, airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation (with child AED update), stroke and cardiac arrest and other special resuscitation situations.  The course is open to the public and is intended for physicians, nurses, first responders, medical technicians, or anyone whose work brings them into contact with members of the public. The cost of the class is $79.00 and includes materials.

For more information or to register please visit, or call 207 755-5280.  The registration deadline is April 12.