AED Awareness Workshop
Tuesday, March 28
Kirby Student Center 268
The use of automated external defibrillator or AED has
saved lives. It is used to get a normal rhythm from someone with
a heart rhythm that stopped. Experience with AEDs have shown that
each minute of delay getting an AED to the side of a sudden death
victim decreases the chance of survival by approximately 10%.
The American Heart Association estimates that "public access
to defibrillation" could save 100,000 of the 350,000 people
who suffer sudden heart failure each year. In this training, the
use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator) will be demonstrated
and the First Response Procedures for a medical emergency will
Presented by Norbert Norman, Environmental Health & Safety.
Norbert Norman is the University's Environmental Health and Safety
Specialist at UMD. Norbert has a degree in Master of Industrial
Safety (MIS) and is a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH).
Safety Series: Driver Improvement Program for Over 54 - BEGINNER COURSE
Tue & Wed, 4/19 & 4/20
SpHC Hall of Fame Room
Note: Must attend both days
This program consists of 8-hours of educational videos and classroom discussion. There are no written or behind-the-wheel tests. Participants are encouraged to contribute to open discussion on a voluntary basis. This program must be followed up every three years with a 4-hour refresher program to maintain the 10% auto insurance discount. A reminder letter is sent to you 60 days before your certification expires to help you maintain your insurance discount. The cost is $20 per person payable to the instructor on the night of the training.
* habits, perception and attitude
* tires and traction
* signs, signals and markings
* vision and habits
* fatigue, drugs and alcohol
* road rage
* preparing for emergencies
* new law
* ABS and airbag safety
* distracted driving
* driver communication
The discount goes into effect once you are 55 and older. However, at 54 you are encouraged to take this class and submit the certificate to your insurance company, so that at 55 the discount starts with no delay.
Registration is on a first come, first served basis. TO REGISTER, CALL 1/888-234-1294. It is important that you specify "YOU ARE REGISTERING FOR A UMD CLASS" to make sure they list you on the right classes as there are other classes scheduled in the Duluth area . If you registered and are not able to attend, call the toll-free number so your spot may be made available to someone else.
Facilitator: Tom Nacey, Certified Instructor, Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center
ELIGIBLE PARTICIPANTS: Faculty, staff. family members, and friends.
|American Heart Association CPR/AED for Lay People
Thursday, April 20
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Kirby Student Center - Ballroom A
Maximum participants: 20
The AHA CPR/AED course is designed as part of Cardio Pulmonary
Resuscitation (CPR) certification training. CPR and First Aid
on a choking victim will be taught through demonstration and practice
of mannequin and use of AED (Automatic External Defibrillator)
will be demonstrated.
Presented by Norbert Norman, Environmental Health & Safety
Assisted by Diane Dickey, Health Services