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Life Sav­ing Instruction

Life Sav­ing Instruction

The Mar­i­on Fire Depart­ment is ded­i­cat­ed to the preser­va­tion of life and the well-being of our community.

We have ded­i­cat­ed fire­fight­ers who are Amer­i­can Heart Asso­ci­a­tion C.P.R. instruc­tors. They will teach small or large groups.

Health­care Provider/​BLS Course

This course is either for an indi­vid­ual work­ing in the health­care field or one who would like to become C.P.R. cer­ti­fied. It cov­ers how to rec­og­nize the signs and symp­toms of an indi­vid­ual who is in need of C.P.R. and what steps to take to help that indi­vid­ual. The course cov­ers how to rec­og­nize the signs and symp­toms of the indi­vid­ual who may need res­cue breath­ing. In addi­tion, the course cov­ers the steps to take for the indi­vid­ual who has an obstruc­tion air­way. All of this cov­ers what to do for the adult, child, and infant. Final­ly, it cov­ers the usage of a defib­ril­la­tor on the adult and child. The course requires a pro­fi­cien­cy test in hands-on skills and a writ­ten examination. 


$45 per per­son in advance (no refunds for no-shows)


There are two offer­ings per month:

2nd Fri­day of the month at 2pm
2nd Sat­ur­day of the month at 10am

The course takes place in one day for a dura­tion of approx­i­mate­ly 4 hours. Each class is locat­ed in the 2nd Floor Con­fer­ence Room at City Hall. 

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