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HeartSaver course scheduled for May 27

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Victoria College’s next HeartSaver First AID, CPR and AED class is scheduled for Saturday, May 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Room 112 of VC’s Allied Health Building.

The course will include lectures, discussion and skills practice following the current American Heart Association guidelines for HeartSaver CPR, cardiac arrest recognition, cardiac compressions, first aid, and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).

“The class is designed for non-healthcare providers, including school teachers, athletic trainers, foster parents, baby sitters, daycare workers, volunteer responders, industrial and construction safety personnel, and other lay rescuers,” said VC EMS Coordinator Ricky De La Garza. “Onsite training is also available for groups.”

The cost for the eight-hour class is $50 and includes the $15 textbook. Pre-registration is required by visiting VictoriaCollege.edu/EMSTraining, calling (361) 582-2412 or emailing HealthCareers@VictoriaCollege.edu

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