October 2016

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Heart Saver AED

SU Life Skills

Heartsaver AED Course – Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association (IHF/AHA)

Course Aim:
This is suitable for anyone who wants to learn CPR, treatment of foreign body airway obstruction and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
This is suitable for Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Dieticians, Audiologists, Counsellors, Social Workers, Pharmacy Technicians, Psychologist, Podiatrists, Dental Nurses and Hygienists & Care Assistants. (Some allied health professionals may opt for BLS for Healthcare Provider course)

The complete Heartsaver AED Course takes approximately four hours to complete and teaches the basic techniques of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and the relief of choking for adults, children and infants.

The Course Provider is Croi Heart & Stroke Centre

Assessment & Certification:
The Heartsaver AED course follows a practice-while-watching video format and is led by instructors who will provide feedback and guide you through the lessons and
help improve your CPR technique as you practice on a manikin.
Participants who can demonstrate high quality CPR at the end of the course will receive an IHF/AHA Heartsaver AED course certificate which is valid for two years.

Cost: €40 (Usual cost €70) Please note: this course is for registered University of Galway students only.

Venue: Croi Heart & Stroke Centre | Moyola Lane | Newcastle | Galway | H91 FF68

Dates: 9am-12.30pm Friday 23rd February 2024 sign up HERE or 1.30pm-5pm Friday 23rd February 2024 sign up HERE 

Max: 6 participants per tutor

 

 

 

Pilates Flow 4 Week Course

SU Life Skills

4 WEEKS PILATES FLOW

Description:

A 45-50 minute recorded class focusing on improving flexibility, mobility, core strength and stability. Providing you with a space to become aware of the way your body moves- creating that mind-body connection.

Each week will be a whole body movement experience consisting of a particular sequence of exercises which will be repeated throughout the class. It will seem like you are constantly moving or flowing.

Each week will have a different theme and sequence of exercises.

Dates/Times 2024 Course:

Monday 4th March – Monday 25th March 2024

Course Venue: It will be recorded. A new recording will be sent to you every Monday and it will expire on Sunday night.

Cost: €5 for 4 Week Course

Sign up: On Eventbrite HERE.

Sign Language Classes

SU Life Skills
Sign Language | An Teanga Chomharthaíochta
Basic Course Unit 101

More info: This basic introductory course in Irish Sign Language runs over 10 weeks with a 1 hour class each week in person on campus. The course equips students with enough sign language to introduce themselves and conduct a fairly basic conversation with another sign language user. Participants may expect to learn the manual alphabet and some vocabulary associated with everyday conversation. There is some emphasis on conversational practice. Students are expected to attend no less than 80% of the course.

Assessment & Certification: Students will receive a certificate of attendance at the end of the course. Students should have at least 80% attendance.

Cost: €40 including handouts via email (usual price €75). University of Galway Staff Price €75 – two staff spaces available in each course.

PLEASE NOTE: These courses are for registered University of Galway Students and Staff ONLY 

Venue: In Person at University of Galway

Instructor: Martin Conroy

Dates 2024

Course A In Person: 12pm-1pm Tuesday 23rd January – Tuesday 26th March 2024 IN PERSON AT SU Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

*University of Galway Staff Please Use Staff Ticket Link 2 Spaces Available €75* 

Sign Up HERE

Course B In Person: 1pm-2pm Tuesday 23rd January  – Tuesday 26th March 2024 IN PERSON AT SU Office upstairs in Áras na Mac Léinn

*University of Galway Staff Please Use Staff Ticket Link 2 Spaces Available €75

Sign Up HERE

Course C In Person: 6pm-7pm Wednesday 24th January – Wednesday 27th March 2024 IN PERSON AT University of Galway Room AC203 Arts/Science Concourse

*University of Galway Staff Please Use Staff Ticket Link 2 Spaces Available €75

Sign Up HERE

Course D In Person: 6pm-7pm Thursday 25th January  – Thursday 28th March 2024 IN PERSON AT University of Galway Room AC203 Arts/Science Concourse 

*University of Galway Staff Please Use Staff Ticket Link 2 Spaces Available €75

Sign Up HERE

Max: 12 students per tutor