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This course will teach you to recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until more advanced care arrives to take over. The course also covers adult choking and naloxone.
This is a traditional 3.5 hour, in-person class which consists of video, lecture, and hands-on skills. This class is for renewals and first-time certifications.
After successfully completing this course, students should be able to:
Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
Recognize when someone needs CPR
Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
Perform high-quality CPR for a child
Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child
Perform high-quality CPR for an infant
Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
Demonstrate how to help a choking infant