Optivation hosting Basic Life Support class for health care providers

Optivation will be holding a Basic Life Support class for health care providers Aug. 22 at Northwest Technical College.

The $69 class will be instructed by Justin Sherwood from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The registration deadline is Aug. 17.

The class will provide a wide variety of health care professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This course is intended for health care professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. After completing the course, participants will be able to demonstrate the steps of CPR at the health care provider level for adults, children and infants; demonstrate the use of basic life-support equipment; and describe role of the rescuer and the response to life-threatening emergencies.

About Optivation
Optivation is a custom college and outreach training venture operated jointly by Northwest Technical College and Bemidji State University. Optivation helps develop collaborative partnerships between the college, the university and the northwest Minnesota region’s business and technology industry. Staffed by veteran business and entrepreneurial professionals, Optivation delivers targeted training and education to help organizations succeed in a changing world.

Optivation; (218) 755-4900 optivation@bemidjistate.edu