First Aid classes at the library

May 15, 2019

Dartmouth residents will be able to learn the basics of First Aid in a free two-hour class in June at the Southworth Library, 732 Dartmouth Street.

Dartmouth first responders STAT/Southcoast EMS will offer the class on Thursday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to noon and again on Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.

Skills taught include bleeding control, burn treatment, and injury management, recognizing and responding to choking, drowning, potential stroke or heart attack, as well as using defibrillators and current CPR techniques.

Beginners or anyone wishing to refresh or update their knowledge are welcome.

The classes are free, but are limited to 16 people.

Sign up from May 13 through May 29 at the Southworth Library desk.

An additional class may be offered on the afternoon of June 6 based on demand.

Classes are sponsored by STAT/Southcoast EMS and the Friends of Dartmouth Libraries.