These courses are taught using American Heart Association for the Lay person guidelines.
CPR for Family & Friends
This course teaches students skills in CPR and relief of Foreign body airway obstruction. It presents information about the AHA adult Chain of Survival and signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and choking in adults. This course also presents information on the AHA children and infant Chain of Survival, signs of choking in infants and children, prevention of sudden infant death syndrome, and prevention of the most common fatal injuries in infants and children.
Intended Audience: All lay rescuers such as school children, family members of patients at risk of sudden cardiac death, and other laypersons who want to learn rescue skills for loved ones.
2. Each person will receive a Course Attendance Card (this is a none certification course).
3. Exam: None
Course Length: All Ages-4 to 5 hours, Adult: 2 to 3 hours, Children & Infants: 2 to 3 hours
This course teaches the basic techniques of adult CPR and the use of an AED. Students also learn about using barrier devices in CPR and giving first aid for choking. This course also teaches students how to recognize the signs of four major emergencies: heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke and Foreign body airway obstruction. A pediatric version of this course is also available. Call or email us for more information on this module.
Intended Audience: The same as for Adult Heartsaver.
Materials: 1. Heartsaver AED Textbook. (Required.)
2. Course Completion. (Two year certification.)
3. Skills exam only. (Required.)
Course Length: 3 1/2 to 4 1/2 hours.
CPR and First Aid Instructor
The CPR Instructor course is designed for those individuals who have a current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification. First Aid Instructor is for those who are currently a CPR Instructor. Each course has a different curriculum and the length for each varies. Please call or email for more information on either of these courses.
Heartsaver First Aid
This course teaches students how to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until Emergency Medical Services personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training lloution for first aid, adult CPR and AED. CPR, AED and environmental emergencies are optional modules for this course. Please call or email us for more information on adding these modules to your course.
Intended Audience: Persons assigned to respond to emergencies in the workplace or in the community as well as those who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. Some students are required to take this course as part of their employer's efforts to comply with OSHA regulations - e.g., corporate employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards and other individuals who want or need first aid training.
Materials: 1. Heartsaver First Aid Textbook. (Required.)
2. Course Completion Card. (Two year certification.)
3. Exam: Skills Only. (Required)
Course Length: 6 to 8 hours