FHN Offering First Aid, CPR Certification Class Nov. 9

FREEPORT, ILLINOIS — Learn how to be prepared for an emergency with FHN’s hands-on Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR & AED class.

The course is designed for anyone who wants to learn the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Skills to be covered include first aid, adult CPR, choking relief, opioid-related life-threatening emergencies, and proper Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use for adults, children, and infants based on the American Heart Association guidelines.

The course will be held from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9 at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. The cost is $60, which includes a student workbook and a CPR certification card that is valid for 2 years. Registration is required. For more information and to register, visit www.fhn.org/communityeducation or call FHN’s Center of Innovative Learning at 815-599-6707.

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 19 locations in 5 counties spanning northwest Illinois. Organized in 1995 as an integrated healthcare delivery system, FHN is comprised of FHN Memorial Hospital, the Leonard C. Ferguson Cancer Center at FHN Memorial Hospital, 13 family healthcare centers offering primary and specialty medical care, hospice, and outpatient mental health services. For more information about FHN, please visit www.fhn.org.

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