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Red Cross to offer CPR, First Aid classes

WSU Red Cross is offering CPR and first aid classes, April 16 and 23 at the Student Recreation Center.
 
Held on a monthly basis, classes include instruction on Adult and Child AED.  To register, call (509) 335-8732.
 
Also in an effort to educate the community at large, the Whitman County Red Cross is offering an Adult, Infant, Child CPR and Standard First Aid class Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Gladish Community Center room 313.
 
The class costs $38 per person for the whole day (both CPR and First Aid) or $25 per person for a half day of either just CPR (covered in the morning) or just First Aid (in the afternoon).
  
All Red Cross CPR classes include instruction on choking protocol, rescue breathing, CPR, and use of the AED (automated external defibrillator for cardiac arrest). The First Aid portion covers care for burns, bone injuries, poisoning, bleeding, seizure, stroke, splinting, hypothermia/hyperthermia, and more.
  
Participants will receive official Red Cross certificates recognized throughout the nation, a 240-page text, skills cards, and the skills to possibly help save a life in an emergency.  
  
Those with disabilities or financial hardship (re: class fee) should contact the office early to request special accommodations.
 
For more information call (509) 332-2304 or e-mail wawiarc@pullman.com.

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