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Huron Valley Ambulance Behind the Scenes offers insider's view of EMS

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February 22, 2013
Ann Arbor, Mich., February 20, 2013 - Interested in a behind the scenes look at Huron Valley Ambulance? If so, register for HVA Behind the Scenes, a free interactive 6-week program where participants explore what it takes to provide quality emergency medical services to HVA's multi-county service area. 
 
HVA Behind the Scenes participants learn how 9-1-1 medical calls are dispatched, train in the latest first aid and CPR techniques, and visit Pittsfield Public Safety for an up close look at fire and police operations. Additional HVA Behind the Scenes activities include:  

  • a tour of the HVA facility, including the 9-1-1 Communication Center
  • training for American Heart Association Heartsaver and First Aid Certifications
  • demonstrations of the life-saving skills HVA paramedics use in emergencies
HVA Behind the Scenes runs for six consecutive Wednesday evenings starting April 3 through May 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at HVA's headquarters located at 1200 State Circle in Pittsfield Township. Classes on April 10 and May 1 run until 9:30 pm. The April 17 class will be held at the Pittsfield Department of Public Safety, 6227 W. Michigan Ave., Pittsfield Township.
 
Register early as enrollment in HVA Behind the Scenes is limited to 25 participants. Registration is open to residents in any of HVA's service areas. Participants must be at least 18 years old. There is no charge to attend.
 
Register now at hva.org. For more information, call Jason Trojan at (734) 477-6781 or email jtrojan@emergenthealth.org.  
 
Contact:
Joyce Williams , Public Affairs Manager
(734) 477-6285 ; jwilliams@emergenthealth.org

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