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1800 N Bronson Ave

1800 North Bronson Avenue

LAFD Fire Station Annex

Los Angeles, CA 90028

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The Hollywood United and the Feliz Neighborhood Councils, Public Health and Safety Committees presents free CPR/AED/ Basic First training.

This class will teach you what to do in case of a sudden emergency to someone who is choking or having a heart attack. How to perform CPR and how to use the AED after someone is in a cardiac arrest.

Some of the images will be a little graphic, PG-13

Please wear comfortable clothes and proper shoes. The class will start on time, please allow for parking. There will be several breaks and time for lunch.

As a participant, you will be required to bend over and apply pressure to a CPR mannequin. The adult CPR mannequins are placed on the floor to simulate what happens to someone who is in sudden cardiac arrest. If for any reason, you cannot kneel on the floor please let us know and we will accommodate your request.

Wipes will be provided to sterilize the equipment.

All participants will be wearing gloves and will choose a partner for the following activities:

  • To simulate an unconscious person everyone will lie on the floor and turn over their partner from lying on their stomachs to a face up position, and then turn them over to the recovery position.
  • Open their partner’s mouth and look into the mouth to search for an object that may cause choking.
  • Touch their partners neck and check for a pulse
  • Choose a partner to wrap their arms around the mid-section and simulate abdominal thrusts.
  • Choose a partner to slightly bend over and lightly pat their partner between the shoulder blades to simulate black blows.

Life-Threatening Emergencies

Avoiding an Emergency:

Before Giving Care

  • Identify Behaviors
  • Scene Safety
  • Recognizing Emergency Situations
  • Good Samaritan Laws/Obtaining Consent
  • Emergency Action Steps
  • Moving an Injured Individual
  • Calling Emergency Personnel (9-1-1)
  • Recognizing Shock and Treatment
  • Identify a Heart Attack.

CPR

  • Breathing/Choking
  • Back Blows
  • Abdominal Thrusts
  • Rescue Breathing
  • Chest Compressions
  • Drowning

AED

  • When to Deploy
  • How to Use

First Aid

For the practice portion of the course. You will choose a partner and apply various bandages:

  • A triangle bandages
  • Roller bandage
  • Embedded object
  • First Aid Kit contents
  • Earthquake preparation
  • Treating Bleeding injuries
  • Animal bites
  • Embedded objects
  • Burns
  • Electrical injuries
  • Sport related injuries (Sprains, strains broken bones and head trauma)
  • Sudden Poisoning
  • Identify common local poisonous plants and treatment
  • Applying several types of bandages (triangle, sling and roller bandage)
  • Sudden Illnesses
  • Fainting, diabetic emergencies, seizure, stroke and allergic reactions
  • Heat Related Emergencies
  • Cold Related Emergencies

If you cannot attend this course, please let us know as others can use your space.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Erin Penner, Hollywood United Neighborhood Council

Erin@myhunc.com

Michael Hain, Los Feliz Neighborhood Council Public Health and Safety Representative:

mike.hain@losfeliznc.org

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1800 N Bronson Ave

1800 North Bronson Avenue

LAFD Fire Station Annex

Los Angeles, CA 90028

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