Campus Notebook

Kishwaukee College offering courses in CPR courses for health care providers

Kishwaukee College is offering American Heart Association CPR courses that include certification/re-certification classes specifically for healthcare providers. 

Each class costs $55 and will be at Kishwaukee College. Required textbooks are at the Kishwaukee College bookstore and are not included in the cost of the class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. To receive certification, no part of the class can be missed.

CPR for the Healthcare Provider is designed for certification, as well as recertification, and covers the role of healthcare providers who respond to cardiovascular and respiratory emergencies. Proper CPR skills, the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), relieving foreign body airway obstructions and using a bag mask will be presented. .

Class times are: Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room A1268; Thursday, Sept. 21, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in Room B2301; and Thursday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 5:30 p.m. in Room B2301.

For information, contact Melissa Gallagher, coordinator of Short-Term Training and Continuing Education, at 815-825-9466 or

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