Local residents can learn how to save a life, render aid, and “Stop the Bleed” during a class held on Tuesday, November 13, at Fire Station #4 located at 28711 Drake Road.
From 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., 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 Tourniquet Training. The class is open to the public.
“Stop the Bleed” is a national awareness campaign that encourages bystanders to become trained to help in a bleeding emergency. 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. An additional $20 fee applies if you require an American Heart Association Certificate of Training,.
Participants must register and pay fees one week in advance to ensure the proper student to instructor ratio. To register, contact Sara West at firstname.lastname@example.org.