CarePlus®CPR and AED

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This is a community-focused, comprehensive training program in emergency resuscitation for the lay rescuer. This course will teach students how to perform resuscitation for patients of all ages who are victims of sudden cardiac arrest, as well as those who are unresponsive or choking.

CarePlus CPR and AED includes training in the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and can be combined with first aid training to help meet OSHA requirements for first aid training in the workplace.

Certification: 2 years

Instructional Time: 2-3 hours

(1.5 hours for re-certification)

Intended Audience

This course is intended for individuals who do not work in the healthcare field but require or desire CPR and AED knowledge and skills such as community and workplace responders, firefighters, police officers, and adult residential care personnel.

Course Topics

  • Respiratory and circulatory systems
  • Sudden cardiac arrest
  • Chain of survival
  • Assessment and response in emergency situations
  • Legal considerations
  • CPR assessment and response
  • CPR skills practice
  • AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training
  • Blocked airway and choking

Optional Topics

  • Pain, severe pressure, or discomfort in the chest
  • Control of bleeding
  • Internal bleeding
  • Managing shock
  • Stroke

Interested in scheduling a class?