Learn how to save a life at Cottage Health’s local Adult CPR class. Members of the community over 14 years of age are invited to attend the “HeartSaver” Adult CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) class at Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) from 12 – 3 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22. The training will be held in the front conference room of the hospital located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang.
Space is very limited. The class fee is $25 per person and pre-registration is required before November 20, 2019. Participants must be over 14 years of age. Please register in advance online at www.cottagehealth.org/classes-events/ or call (805) 569-7325.
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital’s Adult “HeartSaver” class covers CPR as well as FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) plus instruction of the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) on anyone over the age of eight years old. Attendees will also learn the links in the AHA “Chain of Survival,” including the importance of dialing 9-1-1. This class is appropriate for non-professional caregivers and those who want to learn these skills. Participants will receive a course completion card upon successfully finishing the class.
“Anyone who wants to learn the special techniques necessary to help save a heart can help save a life,” said SYVCH Vice President Wende Cappetta.
Founded in 1964, the not-for-profit Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital (SYVCH) located at 2050 Viborg Road in Solvang, provides high quality outpatient surgical services, inpatient care, comprehensive imaging (including MRI, CT, digital mammography, ultrasound, X-ray), on-site laboratory, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, physicians specialty clinic and 24-hour emergency services to the community. SYVCH is part of the not-for-profit Cottage Health, the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. The not-for-profit Cottage Health is the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. In 2018, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 20,000 people, treated 79,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,100 newborns. For more information, call 805-688-6431 or visit www.cottagehealth.org/syvch