Nebraska Safety Council Announces New Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Trainings

The Nebraska Safety Council ( will be holding Pediatric First Aid, CPR, and AED trainings the second Saturday of each month. Their next available trainings are scheduled for Saturday, January 8, Saturday, February 12, and Saturday, March 26. Upon completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate showing they have completed an interactive course with a variation of lecture, video, group discussion, and hands-on training.

The course will teach first aid basics including medical, injury, poison, and environmental emergencies; preventing illnesses and injuries; and controlling bleeding and bandaging. Covered topics will include: using a tourniquet; shock; internal bleeding; burns and electrical injuries; allergic reactions; breathing problems and dehydration; diabetes and low blood sugar; heat-and cold-related emergencies; drowning; amputations; bites and stings; broken bones; sprains; splinters; nose bleeds; fainting; seizures; and injuries to the head, eyes, neck, spine, mouth, and teeth. The course will also cover CPR and AED use for adults, children and infants, as well as adult, child, and infant choking. The full-day course fee is $75 for members and $85 for non-members.

To learn more and register for an online course, click here. For questions or to register over the phone, call (402) 483-2511.

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