Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission offers training in CPR and Automated External Defibrillator use.
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Tuesday, May 21
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Red Cross CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) class on June 13. Held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., the class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road. A $10 fee will cover the cost of the class and materials, and $30 for those who require a Certificate of Training. Participants must be at least 12 years old. To register, contact Diane O’Connell at DOConnell@fhgov.com or 248-871-2802.
Friday, January 4, 2013
The first aid awareness training is hosted by the Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission.
Injuries and medical emergencies happen without warning -- do you know how to respond? The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will sponsor a First Aid Awareness Class on Thursday, February 7 from 6:30 p.m.-9 p.m. at the Costick Center at 28600 Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. The class will help you prepare for a medical emergency by providing a demonstration of what to do until first responders arrive or the victim can be transported. The class does not provide certification. Participants will rotate through one station every 15 minutes, with each subject taught by a first responder or first aid instructor. First aid subjects will include: 9-1-1 Dispatch System CPR Use of an AED (Automated External …
Friday, October 12, 2012
The class is open to the public, but only 18 spots are available.
Friday, October 12, 2012
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Red Cross First Aid, CPR, and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Class on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station 4, 28711 Drake Road. A $10 fee will cover the cost of the class and materials. The cost will be $30 for those who require a Certificate of Training. Participants must be at least 12 years old. The class size is limited to 18 people. To register, contact EPC Vice Chair Tim Tutak at email@example.com or 248-417-0930.
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Start the year by learning how to respond to emergencies before first responders arrive.
If an injury or medical emergency happened to you or a loved one, would you know how to respond? The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) is encouraging citizens to Resolve to be Ready in the New Year by making a resolution to be prepared for emergencies. The EPC is hosting a free First Aid Awareness training class on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Costick Center, 28600 Eleven Mile Road in Farmington Hills. The class will not offer certification, but will focus on demonstrating what you should do until first responders arrive. Subjects covered in the training sessions will include: 911 dispatch system CPR AED (automated external defibrillator) use Choking Bleeding control Burn …
Friday, July 22, 2011
City officials are squarely behind a proposal to add lifesaving techniques as a graduation requirement.
Farmington and Farmington Hills officials have passed resolutions that support adding cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training as a requirement for Farmington Public Schools high school graduates. Advocates say the training would require only a few hours of class time, particularly with the new "hands-only" techniques promoted by the American Red Cross. Hills city council member Ken Massey said in communities where these techniques are required of all high school graduates, survival rates for those who suffer heart attacks outside of a hospital have more than doubled. But this coursework would require an investment of money and time – two things in short supply in Farmington Schools. According…
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Despite financial concerns over new mandates, officials say the lifesaving course is needed.
The Farmington City Council Monday night moved the community one step closer to having virtually all high school graduates trained in lifesaving skills. Officials unanimously passed a resolution that recognizes the importance of education in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use of automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) as a requirement for high school graduation. Farmington Hills officials have already passed a similar measure. While it stops short of demanding Farmington Public Schools officials implement the class, the resolution affirms that the requirement would "increase the overall safety of all those who reside in or visit our community." Farmington Hills Councilman Ken Massey, who has spearheaded the effort to get both …