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Central PA HCQU: Emergencies: Are You Ready?

Hosted by the Central PA Healthcare Quality Unit. 

Join the Health Care Quality Unit (HCQU) and Debra Erdman, RN MSN CCRN TCRN, Geisinger Outreach/Injury Prevention Coordinator, Trauma Education resource Nurse and Girard Jenkins, Geisinger Program Integration Specialist Trauma, Trauma Center for a virtual instructor lead training on Emergencies: Are You Ready?

The targeted audience will be caregivers and support staff who support adult individuals with Intellectual Disabilities/Autism living in community settings. Anyone with an interest may join.

Registration is not required. Attend as a group or individually. Participants must complete entire session for certificate of attendance.

Training Objectives:

  • Describe what is considered a medical emergency.
  • Define stroke signs and symptoms.
  • Explain 5 and 5 maneuvers for choking.
  • Demonstrate compression of wound in bleeding emergency.

This information is not a substitute for first aid and CPR training.

Information and education provided by the Central PA HCQU is intended as general information or a review of information previously provided by a Health Care Provider. This training is not intended to replace medical advice- it is an overview. Participants are advised to consult medical professionals for questions and concerns specific to the topic.

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 10:00 - 11:00 am
  • Thursday, February 29, 2024, 1:00 - 2:00 pm