friends of Greenfield Dance

CPR/AED Class Offers Opportunity to Recognize Life-Threatening Emergencies

By Orin Nisenson. Posted on March 28, 2017.

The Friends of Greenfield Dance is happy to announce that we will be offering a class in CPR/AED (automated external defibrillator) this spring.

This certificate CPR Course teaches participants how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies such as cardiac arrest, stroke, head injury, choking, and electrocution. In addition to CPR and choking relief, use of an AED is also taught. This course is 2 hours in length and costs $40/person.

This course will be taught by Nicole Thurrell, Recreation Therapist and Wilderness EMT. Nicole worked for almost a decade in wilderness therapy and residential treatment as a field instructor, health director, and admissions director. She has been an adventure racer, an ambulance worker, a clinician for kids with Autism, a raft guide, wilderness guide, kindergarten teacher, ropes course facilitator, and a mom. She lives in the Solar Village in Greenfield, MA.

Classes will be held at The Guiding Star Grange. Please go to to register for this class. Please pick what dates you are available to take this class.