CPR/AED course for professionals scheduled Feb. 4

An American Red Cross CPR/AED course for professional rescuers and health care providers will be offered on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Fayette County Ag Building, 255 Svoboda Lane, La Grange. 

The course covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.

Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies and those in the healthcare profession, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. Real-life rescue scenarios are used to reinforce decision-making skills. 

The American Red Cross certification for completing this couse will be valid for two years.

The fee is $65 and participants must reserve a seat by contacting Stacey Norris, instructor, at 301-204-3302 or TakeABreath@yahoo.com.