Keweenaw Trails

CPR Class offered at Swedetown Chalet Jan. 25 (2016)

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What if you are out skiing or hiking and someone collapses with cardiac arrest? Would you know what to do while waiting for 911 responders to arrive?

The American Heart Association – Family and Friends Adult Hands-only CPR class will be offered at the Swedetown Chalet Monday, January 25, at 7 p.m. The course, offered in cooperation with the Aspirus Keweenaw Education Department, includes chest compression instruction and practice on dummies as well as demonstration of an AED (automated defibrillator). The session will last about one hour.

The course is ideal for active skiers, bikers and hikers. Anyone is welcome – you do not need to be a Swedetown member or skier.

You must register in advance, class size is limited. Cost for the session is $15 and includes take-home materials. To register, use email to send your name, email and phone number to the Swedetown Trails Club:

(Note: This is not the right course for those required to be certified in CPR for their job. CPR certification courses for daycare providers and other jobs are offered by UPHealth in Hancock, 483-1000 and Aspirus Keweenaw in Laurium, 337-6560.)

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