Elkhart General Hospital
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Medical Services Offers Healthcare Provider CPR Recertification Courses

GOSHEN, IN – Elkhart General Hospital Emergency Medical Services is offering CPR Recertification Courses from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. or noon – 3 p.m on Wednesday, September 17 and Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the Elkhart General Hospital Health Education Center, located at 2222 Rieth Blvd., next to Lowe’s on US 33 in Goshen.

The Healthcare Provider CPR Recertification Course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals, but is also open to anyone that is looking to update their certification.

Topics and demonstrations that will be covered are:
• Chain of survival
• Survival and signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, and stroke
• Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) in adults and children
• Utilization of an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
• Utilization of a Bag-Valve-Mask (BVM)
• Adult CPR
• Infant & Child CPR

Course fee is $35 for affiliated providers and EGH employees; $40 for non-EGH affiliated providers. Courses are open to the public. If you need recertification, call 574-875-6430 or register online.

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For more information contact
Shelley Rody
Media & Special Events Coordinator
Elkhart General Hospital
Phone 574-389-5656