CPR, AED and Optional First Aid Course
* THIS IS A HYBRID COURSE! 1 or 3 HOURS ONLINE @ HOME AND 2 HOURS IN-PERSON!
This blended learning style Basic CPR and AED class with optional First Aid is a must have basic skill everyone should learn. This class will not satisfy a BLS requirement. You will learn how to perform life-saving skills such as rescue breathing, CPR, and managing an obstructed airway for all ages. Also, learn how to use an AED (Automatic External Defibrillator).
This course is designed by the Health Safety Institute, a worldwide leader in CPR, AED and First Aid emergency care training programs. Students will receive a certification valid for two years, upon successful completion of the course. Class materials include a digital reference book and digital certification card issued upon successful completion of the in-person skills class.
ONLINE: The on-line prerequisite class is self-paced. It is best to use a PC to complete. Once you have registered, we will send you the link for the online portion. If you have not received your learning link by February 25, please contact instructor (Tanya 847-989-7056). CPR and AED only will take approximately 1 hour. CPR, AED, and optional First Aid will take approximately 3 hours
IN-PERSON (At Gorton Community Center): In-Person skills class is the same for both options and will take approximately 2 hours. Wear comfortable clothing. Most of the practice will take place on the floor. A kneeling pad is provided but students may also want to bring a yoga mat or towel to lie on floor. Please inform instructor prior to class if accommodations are needed to explore options. Students must be able to properly compress the chest of the manikin to successfully complete the class.
The in-person class will run on Saturday, August 5 from 1:30pm – 3:30pm. For ages 12 and up!
*Please reach out to Libby Johnson with any questions! Libby@gortoncenter.org
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