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Memorial Medical Center CPR Training Information


All CPR and First Aid classes are taught by American Heart Association certified instructors. Classes are scheduled monthly for both health care providers and the public at large. All classes use materials from the American Heart Association (AHA). The AHA strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Any fees charged for these courses do not represent income to the American Heart Association, except for a portion of fees needed for required AHA course materials. Registration and prepayment are required. Payment may be made on the day of the class before the class begins. For businesses, arrangements may be made before the day of the class for a bill to be sent to them. For more information, including dates of upcoming classes, please call (361) 552-0442.

Course Descriptions:

1. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers: This course is designed to provide health-care 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 adult and pediatric CPR, 2 rescuer scenarios, the use of a bag-valve mask, foreign-body airway obstruction, AED, and other emergencies. Student must pass a written exam and skill test in order to qualify for a BLS Course completion card. (Course length is approximately 4 hours)

2. Heartsaver CPR/AED: This course is designed to provide first responders with CPR and AED skills training. This course covers adult CPR with and without a mask, AED and choking. These students must pass a skills test in order to qualify for a Heartsaver CPR AED completion card. (Course length is approximately 4 hours)

3. Heartsaver First Aid: This course is designed to provide first responders with training in basic first aid procedures. This course covers basic first aid, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies. Students must pass a skills test to qualify for a Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card. (Course length is approximately 2 -3 hours)

4. Heartsaver Pedi CPR/AED: This course is designed to provide child-care providers, parents, grandparents, and others with infant and child CPR and AED skills training. These students must pass a skills test in order to qualify for a Heartsaver Pediatric CPR AED completion card. (Course length is approximately 4 hours)

5. Heartsaver Pedi First Aid: This course is designed to provide child-care providers, parents, grandparents, and others with the critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. These students must pass a skills test in order to qualify for a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid completion card. (Course length approximately 2-3 hours)

Title of Class

1. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
2. Heartsaver CPR/AED
3. Heartsaver Basic First Aid
4. Heartsaver Pedi CPR/AED
5. Heartsaver Pedi First Aid
6. Offsite Fee

Cost

$65.00
$55.00
$45.00
$55.00
$45.00
$100.00
If you want to take both Heart Saver CPR/AED and Heartsaver Basic First Aid or Heart saver Pedi CPR/AED and Pedi First Aid the cost of both classes will be $90.00.

Per American Heart Association requirements, any student that does not have a book with them at the start of the class is required to buy the book before the class starts.

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