CPR/AED, “Stop the Bleed” class held August 16 in Farmington Hills

The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC), in cooperation with the Farmington Hills Fire Department, will offer an American Heart Association Heartsaver® Class, featuring instruction in CPR/AED (Automated External Defibrillator), First Aid, and “Stop the Bleed” Tourniquet Training from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, August 16.

The class is open to the public and will be held in the upstairs training room at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road.

“Stop the Bleed,” a national awareness campaign, encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Participants will receive hands-on training in applying wound pressure and using tourniquets.

The fee for the class and materials is $10 for residents of Farmington Hills/Farmington and $20 for non-residents. If you require an American Heart Association Certificate of Training, there will be an additional $20 fee for both residents and non-residents. Participants must register and pay fees one week in advance, and must be at least 12 years old.

To register, contact Sara West at swest@fhgov.com or 248-871-2802.

– Press release