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Below are details on the May San Pedro Belize Red Cross first aid course.

Our goal is to make Ambergris Caye and Belize safe and bring awareness to both tourists and locals of all the business that trained staff onsite, in case of an emergency. Website buttons and window stickers will be coming soon for all participating businesses to make them easily identifiable in case of an emergency.

Thursday May 30th 2013
Course Location: Seascape Villas Hosted by Las Terrazas
Course: starts at 10:00am and will finish by 4:00pm
Cost: $50bz per participant with all funds raised going to the San Pedro Red Cross.
Lunch: to be determined cost is usually $13 or less

Advance payment and registry required to register your staff. If you have paid for staff and for what ever reason they could not make the course, that money goes to the sponsor program. Please contact Laurie at [email protected] to register this course is open to anyone not just businesses.

We have sponsorship program in place and so far 2 of the 4 post office boys have been sponsored as well as 2 community Health Workers from San Mateo and One staff from the American Crocodile Education Sanctuary. we have also identified DFC and San Juan Community Health workers that need sponsorship.
If you know someone worth sponsoring or you would like to sponsor a spot please let me know.

Course Details:

Topics are not limited to but will include: Heart Attacks, Asthma, Stroke, Diabetes, Seizures, Allergic Reactions, Water Emergencies

Attendees will all be able to recognize and treat the following injuries: Head and Spinal injuries, Chest and Abdominal injuries Extremity injuries and Soft Tissue injuries, Shock and Bleeding, Burns
They will also be trained in: Bandaging and splinting & New CPR Guidelines

This course is recognized by the Belize Red Cross and an official certificate valid for 1 year will be issued to participants who have successfully completed the course. The San Pedro Branch is refining our course material and will be adding more extensive water safety training and grief counseling.

San Pedro Belize Red Cross would like to thank all businesses who have hosted First Aid classes and those that signed up to hosting future classes. Fido's, El Divino, Black Orchid Restaurant, Seascape Villas hosted by Las Terrazas and Exotic Caye.

Ambergris Caye Businesses who have joined the First Aid Program and are continuously sending staff for Training. {If I have missed your business by accident please let me know ans I will get you added to the list asap]

Banana Beach Resort
Black Orchid Restaurant & Lounge
Blue Tang Inn
Caribbean Villas Hotel
Coco Loco's Beach Bar
Cowboys Pool bar and Grill
El Divino Restaurant
Elvi's Kitchen
Exotic Caye Beach Resort
Grand Caribe Resort
La Perla del Caribe
Pedro's Hotel
Phoenix Resort
Playa Blanca Villas
Red Ginger Restaurant
Scotia Bank
South Ambergris Caye Neighborhood Watch
Tropic Air
Victoria House Resort

Stay updated on new Ambergris Caye businesses that have first aid trained staff onsite, go to can go to the First Aid program page You will also find more information on all participating businesses including links to their websites and facebook pages.

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Playa Blanca Villas are sending 2 staff

La Perla Del Caribe 4 staff

Isla Bonita Management sending 4 staff

Coco Loco's Beach bar is sponsoring 1 person

CG Esthetic sending 1 person

Diane Campbell helped spread the word to her mailing list smile

Kevin Smith and Feliz shared this link that I posted on facebook.

Thank you all for your support.

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Wonderful work being done by Laurie and others for the San Pedro Belize Red Cross.
Many many thanks - his is what San Pedro and Belize can be - should be - actually is ----- all about.

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Thanks Diane I am very grateful for everyone's help in growing San Pedro Branch the First Aid Program strong.

It takes many grains of sand to make up the beach and many drops of water to fill the Caribbean Sea smile

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Consolidated Water Belize Limited is sending 3 people for May training smile

Cowboy's Pool Bar And Grill sending 1 person.

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Caye Casa is sending 2 people smile

Seascape sending 1 person smile

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Huge news to share The whole Police department and the fire department are now in the sponsor division of the program and will all be receiving first Aid Training.

Coastal Express sending 3
San Pedro Police sending 3
Las Terrazas sending 3

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First aid coaching is that the basic course that everybody should recognize. It's helpful reception still as at workplaces. A First Aid course is mainly for the people to learn sooner or later, but the people should undergo training and they should be face to face workshops normally. This coaching helps you occasionally once injuries and wounds square measure too tiny or a hospital cannot be noticed within the close section. Information about the training are scattered in


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