The class will cover:
Natural Disasters and Technological Hazards
This session focuses on the natural and technological hazards most likely to threaten this area.
- Past disasters in Maryland
- Preparation of a 72-hour emergency kit
- Preparation and maintenance of a family emergency plan
- How to assist people with disabilities during an emergency
- What to do before, during and after a disaster
Fire Safety and Extinguishers
This session focuses on fire prevention and extinguishing strategies.
- Types of fires and how they occur
- Potential fire hazards in the home and workplace
- Evaluation of fires and assessment of firefighting resources
- Operation of different types of extinguishers
- How to decide whether to attempt to extinguish a fire and how to do so safely
Crime Prevention and Awareness
This session focuses on how to identify and protect yourself against potential crime threats.
- Personal safety techniques
- Steps to protect homes against break-ins
- Recognition of suspicious activity and how to report it to 911
- Learn about “Citizens On Patrol” and how to implement this program in your community
- Identification of possible terrorist targets
CPR and First Aid
This session focuses on patient assessment and how to administer first aid.
- Hands-on-only Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Treatment of life-threatening conditions
- Treatment of burns, wounds and bleeding
- Treatment with splinting of fractures, sprains and strains
- Treatment of hypothermia and heat-related illness
- Simple triage
The next session will be from September 10 to October 8, 2015 from 7-9pm each Thursday for the 5 weeks.
2815 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222
Maximum Participants: 25
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