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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Certified Comprehensive First Aid Training (CCFA) for January 19, 2019

Be a Life Saver

In our continuing commitment to emergency preparedness the Town of Corte Madera is sponsoring another training class for community members. This is one of the many ongoing efforts town-wide to build community awareness, preparation and resilience.

  • The 5-hour class is certified (2 years) by the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)
  • The course material covers child & adult CPR, appropriate use of Automated External Defribillators (AEDs), how to manage blood borne pathogens, appropriate skilled first-aid training, and coordination and interaction with badged first-responders
  • The course is hands-on, interactive and focused 
  • The course will give special attention to our local vulnerabilities of fire and earthquake response
  • Beverages and snacks will be provided
  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing and be prepared to be engaged!
  • Participants completing the course will receive a home first-aid kit 
  • You may sign-up by emailing Lorena Barrera at lbarrera@tcmmail.org or by calling 415-927-5086. Early enrollment is encouraged. You will not be able to participate if you are not enrolled. 
  • Classes are offered on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Questions regarding the course curriculum may be directed to Marla Orth (dhsys@sbcglobal.net)
  • Questions regarding enrollment may be directed to Lorena Barrera at lbarrera@tcmmail.org
  • All classes will start promptly at 10:00 am at the Corte Madera Community Center, 498 Tamalpais Drive, Corte Madera.
  • Class Date for the Corte Madera community is:
    • Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Your skilled efforts can potentially save a life or prevent a disability. Giving you the skill set will remove the fear and hesitation to act quickly and appropriately. 

Thank you for your commitment to our Town’s safety.


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