Duration: Dependent on level.

Students in Red Cross CPR/AED trainingCourses on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) provide the skills needed to recognize and respond to cardiovascular emergencies and choking for adults, children, and babies depending on the level of CPR chosen. All include training in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Courses offer training suitable for workplace or general interest. Includes the latest CPR guidelines.

Instructor                 

Red Cross First Aid/CPR Instructor or Instructor Trainer

Completion Requirements    

100% attendance, skills demonstration, and 75% min. passing grade on written exam

Certification    

3-year certification in CPR Level A, C, or HCP, and AED

Recertification    

Level A: not available; Level C and HCP: 4 hours

Course Content           

Level A

> The First Aider’s Role
> Check, Call, Care
> H.A.IN.E.S. Recovery Position
> Choking—Adult
> Assisting with Medications
> Angina and Heart Attack
> Stroke
> CPR—Adult
> Deadly Bleeding

Level C

> Level A content
> Choking—child and baby
> CPR—child and baby

Level HCP

> Level C content
> Jaw thrust
> Pulse check
> Rescue breathing—adult, child, and baby
> BVM—adult, child, and baby
> Two-rescuer CPR—adult, child, baby

Includes any other content required by specific legislation

Take-Home Materials            

Red Cross CPR/AED Manual
Certification card and optional wall certificate (or as required by legislation)

Printable version – CPR/AED Course