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Space Available at Family Caregiver University Class

2/9/2015 9:30am

Family Caregiver University’s First Aid & Emergency Preparedness Training on February 18, 2015 is still accepting registrations. 

The class will feature speaker Nancy Christiansen, RN Clinical Care Coordinator at DMS at Home. Christiansen will walk participants through basic first aid assessment and skills training.  This session will include signs, symptoms and interventions for:  stroke, heart attack, shock, choking, bleeding, trauma, diabetes, breathing difficulties, falls and infection control.  Participants will gain tools for Emergency Preparedness which will help calm fears and help with successful interventions and care.  The first twenty enrollees will receive a free First Aid Certification Card and Workbook.

The class will be held at the Area Agency on Aging of Western Michigan (3215 Eaglecrest Drive NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525) from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.. There is a suggested $5 fee for the class, payable at the door. Registration is required and can be made over the phone at (616) 222-7032 or by emailing registration@aaawm.org. Registration is not complete until a confirmation message is received.

 For more information on this, and all the Family Caregiver University Classes, including the March 18th Technology to Manage Medications and Care, visit www.familycaregiveruniversity.org.

Family Caregiver University is a program of the Caregiver Resource Network, a collaboration of over 150 organizations dedicated to caregiver issues. For more information on the Caregiver Resource Network, visit www.caregiverresource.net.



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