BCC Offers 'Save a Life' Class
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Berkshire Community College (BCC) will hold a Save a Life class on Saturday, Feb. 11 from 10 am-2 pm.
The class will cover Narcan training, basic first aid; adult and child automated external defibrillator (AED) use; adult, child and infant cardiac pulmonary resuscitation (CPR); and bleeding management.
The class will be held in Room 205 of the Hawthorne building on BCC's main campus, located at 1350 West St, Pittsfield. The cost of the class is $90. To register, visit www.berkshirecc.edu/savealife
Aiding in a person's survival during an emergency depends on a basic set of skills, which can be maintained for life. This class covers what to do to address common injuries; how to administer CPR immediately, thereby doubling or tripling a victim's chance of survival; how to use a defibrillator; and how to administer Narcan in the event of an opioid overdose.