CPR classes are set for February

Folkmoot offers January CPR classes

CPR classes are set for February at Folkmoot.

 

The two-night course, now set for Tuesday, Feb. 2, and Wednesday, Feb. 3, will cost $40. Both sessions will be held at the Folkmoot Friendship Center, 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville.

Kristen Curtis of the Haywood County Chapter of the American Red Cross will be teach this two evening classes. Participants should register by telephone: 828-452-2997.

Curtis has been a middle school language arts teacher at Haywood Christian Academy for the past seven years. She has been a Red Cross certified instructor since 2002 and has had the privilege of certifying nurses, doctors, teachers, lifeguards, and many others.

Folkmoot offers January CPR classesMany jobs today require up to date lifesaving skills because they address health emergencies every day – people such as health care providers, first responders, and lifeguards. Others, including teachers and babysitters, are entrusted with precious young lives that could require aid on a moment’s notice.

Those of us who don’t face health emergencies every day can also benefit from Red Cross training. With a wide array of Lifeguarding, Caregiving and Babysitting, and Swimming and Water Safety courses the Red Cross can provide you with the training and skills you need to prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous blood circulation and breathing in a person who is in cardiac arrest. It is indicated in those who are unresponsive with no breathing or abnormal breathing.

Folkmoot thanks the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina for supporting Folkmoot’s year-round programming initiatives. We will offer information about pottery classes to be offered in February and March. 

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