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Description: This class combines CPR, AED, and First Aid Training in one convenient session. Heartsaver or lay responder CPR/AED with First Aid teaches the skills necessary to recognize and provide immediate care for breathing problems, cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until medical personnel arrive. Participants will be certified by the American Heart Association or American Red Cross for: Standard First Aid and CPR/AED for adults, children and infants.
Duration: 5 Hours
Intended Audience: Teachers, Daycare Providers, Coaches, Office Workers, new parents, or anyone who wants or needs to learn the life-saving skills of CPR and are not a healthcare professional (healthcare professionals are required to take the more advanced BLS Healthcare Provider CPR course).
This course can also be taken in a convenient blended learning format where some coursework is done online before class to receive the same certification card. Sign up for a classroom course below.
This course meets the Rule 2 and 3 requirements for childcare providers.
Description: Lay Responder or Heartsaver CPR/AED courses give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies until advanced medical personnel arrive. This American Heart Association / American Red Cross course meets the MN Rule 3 Childcare laws and certifies individuals in CPR/AED for adults, children and infants and is valid for two years.
What is an AED?
An AED, or automated external defibrillator, is a machine used by responders to deliver an electrical shock to the heart when there is a cardiac emergency. When used with CPR, AEDs greatly increase the chance of survival from heart-related emergencies. AED certification and training is included in all of our courses.
Duration: 2-3 Hours
Intended Audience: Teachers, Daycare Providers, Coaches, Office Workers, new parents, or anyone who wants or needs to learn the life-saving skills of CPR and are not a healthcare professional (healthcare professionals are required to take the more advanced BLS Healthcare Provider class). This course can be combined with First Aid in one convenient session. It can also be taken in a convenient blended learning format where some coursework is done online before class to receive the same certification card. Sign up for a classroom course below.
Description: First Aid covers any emergency that does not require the use of CPR. Topics covered in this American Heart Association or American Red Cross course include: Recognition and treatment for heart attacks, stroke, diabetic emergencies, allergic reactions as well as first aid treatments to wounds, fractures, burns and other common injuries.
Duration: 3 Hours
Intended Audience: This class is designed for both Healthcare Professionals and Lay Responders alike. Anyone who wants or needs to learn how to respond to an emergency should take this course. First Aid can be combined with CPR in one convenient session.
The Department of Health now requires an in classroom session to be completed in addition to the online portion of this course to be compliant. Please complete the brief online class before coming to your selected in person session below. Topics in this session include: Bloodborne Pathogens, Prevention of Disease Transmission, Aseptic Techniques and Infection Control.
Covid-19 UPDATE – Classes have not been cancelled due to COVID-19. This training is an essential service for hiring and retaining employment in essential fields. Scroll down for several options with social distancing or check out our NEW! Virtual CPR delivery classes for at home certification. Click here for more information on how to have class supplies mailed to your home and get certified virtually!