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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Learn Lifesaving Skills For FREE - Check Out An Event Near You

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Learn how to save a life! Students are taught how to perform hands-only CPR, use an AED, stop-the-bleed, and administer Narcan. Free training brought to you by Marin County Health and Human Services and the Marin Medical Reserve Corps volunteer program. 


Course Title: Marin Lifesaving Skills Audience: Open to individuals age 12 and older. Open to all Marin residents. 

Registration: No walk-ins. Students must pre-register for this training as training space may be limited. If this course fills up, please check out our other course offerings:

Course Overview: This training is 90 minutes and is a combination of PowerPoint lecture, short videos, and hands-on practice with mannequins, tourniquets, and a trainer AED. This training is not certificated: Students do not receive a CPR/AED training certificate. This curriculum is developed using course materials from the American Heart Association Hands-only CPR campaign and American College of Surgeons Stop the Bleed campaign. 

Course Objectives: This training is designed to teach laypersons how to: 

- Deliver chest-compressions to provide hands-only CPR until help arrives 

- Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) 

- Stop the Bleed by applying pressure, packing a wound, and using a tourniquet 

- Administer spray Narcan to save a life due to opioid overdose What to wear: Students should wear comfortable shoes and clothing. Masks encouraged but not required.  

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