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First Responder Certification Course October 11th

Posted on April 8, 2014

Classes start October 11th, 2014!

Can you picture yourself providing medical aid to a child; traveling the world as part of a disaster response team; or helping to save a life here at Wheaton? If so, here’s your chance. Wheaton's Emergency Medical Services (WEMS) is looking for dedicated students willing to work hard, become certified First Responders, and serve our campus community. First Responder training is a critical first step.

If you're up for the challenge, the Office of Health & Wellness is sponsoring a First Responder training course starting October 11th, 2014.

WHAT:  First Responder Certification Course (classroom and practical components; CPR, EpiPen, nasal Narcan, and AED training included).

WHEN:  Class meets one Friday evening from 3 - 7 PM and three Saturdays from 9 AM - 4 PM.

SCHEDULE: 
Saturday, October 11th, from 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday, October 17th, from 3 - 7 PM
Saturday, October 18th, from 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday, October 25th, from 9 AM - 4 PM

WHERE:  Meneely 301

COST:  $125 registration fee (check or cash payable to Mike Wilson) + approximately $30 for the required Brady text book:  First Responder (8th Edition) by J. David Bergeron, Gloria Bizjak, Chris Le Baudour and Keith Wesley (June 12, 2008) - available on Amazon.
Please drop off your payment ($125 cash or check payable to Mike Wilson) with Cynthia in the Student Health office in the Norton Medical Center building by Thursday, October 9th.

This course is open to all students as well as faculty and staff.

Become a Wheaton First Responder. It will change your life and make a world of difference to many others.

To register or for more information about the First Responder training program contact Cynthia Maricle, Student Health Services Coordinator, at 508-286-8210 or maricle_cynthia@wheatoncollege.edu.

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