Oct 23, 2015

CWD Offers Basic Life Support Course in Columbia

(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Oct. 21, 2015) - - - Columbia State Community College's Center for Workforce Development is holding the "Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider" course twice at its Columbia Campus during the month of November.

The course is designed to provide a wide variety of health care professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Individuals will complete the cognitive and skill evaluation in accordance with the American Heart Association curriculum. Students will work with anatomical human models, known as medical simulation manikins.

The first class will take place Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Room 121 of the Waymon L. Hickman Building. The second offering will be Nov. 17 from 5 - 10 p.m. in Room 123 of the Waymon L. Hickman Building.

The course fee is $57. Space is limited, so register today.

The Columbia Campus is located at 1665 Hampshire Pike. For additional information, and to register for this or other continuing education courses through Columbia State's Center for Workforce Development, please call (931) 540-2659 or visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/Workforce-Development.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, one of the largest higher education systems in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.

Tennessee's Community Colleges is a system of 13 colleges offering a high-quality, affordable, convenient and personal education to prepare students to achieve their educational and career goals in two years or less. We offer associate degree and certificate programs, workforce development programs and transfer pathways to four-year degrees. For more information, please visit us online at tncommunitycolleges.org.