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Natividad Medical Center (NMC) and the Monterey Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross Partner to Host a Free CPR Class at NMC

Class to be Held on Regional CPR Saturday, March 12, 2011

WHAT:
Natividad Medical Center and the Monterey Bay Area Chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering in honor of CPR Saturday, a regional initiative to offer free CPR training to NMC patients, and Salinas area residents.

The American Red Cross is recognized as the premier provider of First Aid, CPR, Aquatics, Water Safety, and other health and safety education programs.  The Monterey Bay Area Chapter will be providing CPR training that will help you stay prepared for virtually any life-threatening situation. Their experienced instructors will deliver training in a consistent manner that encompasses the learning styles of all participants.  In the event that the members of your group encounter an emergency at home or on the job, Red Cross training gives them the skills to respond with confidence.

What can you expect from a Red Cross Group Training?

· Meet OSHA Guidelines.  Provides information, guidance, and access to safety topics.

· Certification.  Course certification cards issued to students.

· Record Keeping by Red Cross.  Certification records maintained by the Monterey Bay Area Chapter.

WHEN:
March 12, 2011

TIME:
 An English and Spanish class will be held during each session. Classes will be held 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 

WHERE:

Natividad Medical Center located at 1441 Constitution Blvd in Salinas, California (Classes will be held in the Natividad Room and SEA Room)

DETAILS:

Pre-registration is required. To register visit www.RedCrossCPRSaturday.org or call (831) 424-4824. Classes are on a first come first serve basis

About Natividad Medical Center
Natividad Medical Center is a 172-bed acute care medical center owned and operated by Monterey County, and has been providing healthcare for more than 120 years. A public community hospital, Natividad Medical Center emphasizes the care of women, children and families and offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic and specialty care. Natividad is the only teaching hospital on the Central Coast, through its affiliation with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). With a medical staff of more than 235 physicians, Natividad’s mission is to continually improve the health status of the people of Monterey County through access to affordable, high-quality healthcare services. Natividad is based in Salinas, California. For more information, please call 831-755-4111 or visit www.natividad.com.

About the American Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter
The American Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers providing relief to victims of disaster and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies in our community, across the country and around the world. The Monterey Bay Area Chapter provides support and services to all of the cities and unincorporated areas within Monterey and San Benito Counties and has office locations in Carmel, Salinas and Hollister. Founded in 2009 with the merger of the Carmel Area and the Monterey-San Benito Counties chapters, the Monterey Bay Area Chapter is a charitable organization — not a government agency — and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit www.arcmontereybay.org.

Salinas Office:
942 Lupin Dr.
Salinas, CA 93906

Telephone: 831-424-4824
Fax: 831-424-5069

Carmel Office:
Eighth Ave. at Dolores St.
P.O. Box AR
Carmel, CA 93921

Telephone: 831-624-6921
Fax: 831-624-7014

Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am. - 4:30pm

Hollister Office:
357 Fifth St.
Hollister, CA 95023

Telephone: 831-636-2100
Fax: 831-636-2106

Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:30am. - 4:30pm


Natividad Medical Center • 1441 Constitution Blvd. • Salinas, CA 93906 • (831) 755-4111