The School Nursing Services Department offers the following new editions of the American Heart Association instructor-led training classes and online courses. Course completion Ecards are good for two years. Contact Alecia Highsmith ([email protected]) if you are interested in enrolling.
1. Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR, and AED Course Cost: $110.00
This course provides first responders with training in basic first aid procedures—including the first aid skills recommended by OSHA—in a format that can be delivered in a single day. Content covers: a) first aid basics, b) medical emergencies, c) injury emergencies, d) environmental emergencies, e) instruction in choking for all ages, f) CPR, and g) use of an AED.
2. Heartsaver® CPR and AED Course Cost: $80.00
The CPR and AED course is provided by American Heart Association instructors. Course completion is three (3) hours with hands-on training. Masks may be purchased after class for a minimal fee of $10. Class includes: a) instruction in choking for all ages, b) CPR, and c) use of an AED.
3. Basic Life Support Course Cost: $75.00
This program is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or non-licensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures. The course covers: a) adult and pediatric CPR, b) two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask, c) foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious), d) AED (includes child AED update), e) special resuscitation situations, f) other cardiopulmonary emergencies, g) stroke, and h) cardiac arrest.