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MiraCosta College Community Education Offers First Aid, CPR, and Disaster Preparedness Training

Oceanside CA—MiraCosta College Community Education offers a variety of enrichment and work skills courses and our late fall courses are open for enrollment.

American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider

Provides a wide variety of health care professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe and effective manner. The course covers adults, children and infants, and is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed health care professionals.

Fee: $65. Time: 1 Saturday, 12/2, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Location: MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, room 3205.

Heartsaver Frist Aid with CPR & AED

Students will receive a CPR/AED certification card and first aid card valid for 2 years. Teaches participants how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, including how to perform one- and two-rescuer CPR, how to use a resuscitation mask (pocket mask), how to use an AED for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, and how to handle common first-aid emergencies.

Fee: $99. Time: 1 Saturday, 12/2, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Location: MiraCosta College, 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, room 3205.

Your Personal Safety: Natural Disasters & Emergency Events

This hands-on, skills-based practical workshop is designed to support the student (adult non first responder) in developing a survival mindset and basic survival skills to enhance personal safety. Students will practice personal safety guidelines and best practices outlined by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Department of Homeland Security, including family plan; the rule of three: shelter, water and food; awareness, training, practice; and run hide, fight.

Note: Students need to wear closed-toe shoes and comfortable clothing for mild physical exertion during indoor and outdoor class activities. Bring an empty, used backpack and, if you have one, your personal packed “go bag” to share with the class. 1 hour lunch break.

Fee: $57. Supplies: $18 material fee will be collected in class for emergency kit items used in class activities. Time: 1 Saturday, 12/2, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. Location: MiraCosta College, 3333 Manchester Ave., Cardiff, room 302.

To register or for more information, contact the MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute, Community Education & Workforce Development, 2075 Las Palmas Drive, Carlsbad, 92011 or call 760.795.6820.


About MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute

Situated in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, just minutes from the Pacific Ocean, MiraCosta’s Technology Career Institute (TCI) offers unsurpassed opportunities for students to gain real-world work experience through hands-on, accelerated and cooperative education offerings. With its vast network of partner employers, program graduates are sought after for employment into some of the world’s most renowned corporations

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