Length: Single Course, 2 Hours, .9 CEUs
Date: Saturday/ April 6
Instructor: Thomas Hostetler
Explore a non-accredited knowledge expanding or refreshing information focusing on CPR and first aid. The workshop will be broken down into 2 sessions. Participants can attend both or one. The first part of the workshop will mostly focus on parental first aid. Starting with infant CPR, removing lodged objects in the child’s airway, allergies, asthma, and possible poison ingestion. Children are welcome to join the parents. Both instructor’s children will participate (Daughter 7, & son 9 month).
The second part of the class will immediately follow around 4:00PM. We review basic CPR; go over when, how, and why we do CPR; and review basic first aid. How to recognize, treat, and act when someone is having a heart attack, stroke, seizures, short of breath, bleeding, etc. Questions are welcome even those that are not in the workshop presentation.
Thomas Hostetler has been an EMT for 10 years. He graduated paramedic school top of his class where he went on to work as a paramedic firefighter before his career change to an architect in 2016. During his time practicing emergency medicine he continued to expand his knowledge spending 3 month shadowing ER doctors throughout San Diego’s most elite trauma hospitals. He did a pediatric rotation at Children’s Hospital and Mary Birch. He also worked as a line medic for wildland firefighters expanding his knowledge in environmental, venomous, and make shift medicine with limited supplies.
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