The Sevierville Fire Department is offering a CPR/AED, First Aid and Stop the Bleeding class on Saturday, October 12 at the Headquarters Station, 1162 Dolly Parton Parkway.
The 8-hour class is open to the public and will begin at 8AM and end at 5PM with an hour for lunch. The class fee is $8.00/person (checks payable to the City of Sevierville), which includes all class materials and a certificate. Classes have been filling-up quickly, so to ensure a spot please pay in advance by bringing a check to the Headquarters Station, 1162 Dolly Parton Parkway or by mail to 1162 Dolly Parton Parkway, Sevierville, TN 37862. The SFD will have CPR pocket mask/barrier devices available for an additional $10.00 (highly recommended).
In this classroom-based course, participants will learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, administer basic first aid, and how they can control severe bleeding to save themselves and others.
The SFD offers this class to educate providers, caregivers, and the general public on how to respond to certain emergencies. Additionally, increasing public awareness of the importance of early intervention and ensuring greater public access to defibrillation will save many lives.
To register or for additional information, please contact Sevierville Fire Department (Monday-Friday) at (865) 453-9276.