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
To see what travelers have to say about Seascape Villas take a look at Trip Advisor.
Advance payment is required to register your staff for training. 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 tacogirlbelize[at]gmail.com 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 living in San Pedro worth sponsoring or you would like to sponsor a spot please let me know.
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, please let me know and 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
Exotic Caye Beach Resort
Grand Caribe Resort
La Perla del Caribe
Playa Blanca Villas
Red Ginger Restaurant
South Ambergris Caye Neighborhood Watch
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.