CPR and First Aid for Infants

Oct. 19, 2009

Flagstaff Medical Center’s Childbirth Education Department, in partnership with the Flagstaff Exchange Club and Coconino County Health Department, is offering a free course in the American Heart Association Family and Friends CPR and First Aid for Infants program.

The program is a two-and-a-half-hour safety course designed for parents, family, friends and caregivers of infants 0-12 months of age. Attendees will learn to perform CPR, relieve choking and deliver first aid care to manage emergency illness and injury until professional help arrives. Topics also include injury prevention, environmental emergencies and car seat education. Attendees will receive two American Heart Association books for this course. This is a non-certification course.

The course is offered on two dates and locations:

• Wednesday, Oct. 21; 5:30 - 8 p.m.; Coconino County Health Department, 2625 N. King St., in the Ponderosa Room. To register, contact the FMC Childbirth Education Department at 928 773-2309.

• Wednesday, Nov. 11; 6 - 8:30 p.m., the North Country HealthCare Learning Center, 2920 N. 4th Street in Flagstaff. To register, contact North Country HealthCare at 928 774-8341.