CPR and First Aid

Professional Development

Offered through Continuing Education

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St. Louis Community College serves as a Community Training Center for the American Heart Association whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke and set guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care and training. Learn basic life support (BLS), CPR, AED, and First Aid.

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314-984-7777

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Heartsaver CPR AED: Adult

The Heartsaver CPR AED Course teaches lay rescuers when to dial 911, how to give CPR, how to use an AED and how to provide relief of choking. The course targets individuals who are expected to respond to cardiovascular emergencies in the workplace and may be used to teach CPR to lay rescuers who are required to obtain a course completion card documenting completion of a CPR course that includes use of an AED for job, regulatory or other requirements. This course is for the learner with limited or no medical training. Registration one week prior to course start date is recommended. Electronic cards will be issued within 20 calendar days of the class completion. Due to the nature of the course, you must arrive on time. No refund for late arrival.
CPRR:701 | 1 session | $47 AGE 60+ | $69 REG

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Adult

Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED is a classroom, DVD-driven, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency during the first few minutes before emergency medical service (EMS) arrives. It is designed to meet OSHA requirements. Students learn the skills to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use. Practical skills (hands-on-manikin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Within 20 calendar days of successful completion, each participant will receive an electronic course completion card. Registration one week prior to course start date is recommended. Due to the nature of the course, you must arrive on time. No refund for late arrival.
CPRR:706 | 1 session | $73 AGE 60+ | $99 REG

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Pediatric

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches lay rescuers to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. It covers the four steps of first aid and first aid skills such as finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging, using an epinephrine pen, as well as child CPR AED, infant CPR and optional modules in adult CPR AED, child mask, infant mask and Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers. Registration one week prior to course start date is required. No transfers between sessions or refunds given within five business days of class date. Due to the nature of the course, you must arrive on time. No admittance after stated start time. No refund for late arrival. Bring a sack lunch.
CPRR:711 | 1 session | $73 AGE 60+ | $99 REG

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

This American Heart Association course is designed for the healthcare provider. Each participant must obtain an 84% or higher on the written evaluation and demonstrate proficiency in all CPR skills. Skills include adult, child and infant CPR, FBAO management of the conscious victim, adult/infant/child two rescuer CPR, mouth-to-mask ventilation and automatic external defibrillation (AED). Written and practical skills (hands-on manikin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Students who successfully complete the course will receive an electronic BLS completion card within 20 calendar days of the class. No transfers between sessions or refunds given within five business days of class date. Due to the nature of the course, you must arrive on time. No admittance after stated start time. No refund for late arrival. This course meets the STLCC nursing department admission requirements.
CPRR:707 | 1 session | $55.50 AGE 60+ | $79 REG

Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Essentials Course

The American Heart Association BLS Instructor Essentials Course provides the core and discipline-specific content necessary to teach AHA CPR and first aid courses. The course is taught in a blended-learning format. Instructor candidates will complete pre-course online study, followed by the hands-on session conducted by training center faculty during the AHA Instructor course. This course educates the instructor candidate in use of AHA Instructor teaching materials, how to ensure that students meet learning objectives, student coaching skills, how to conduct an objective skills performance evaluation and to follow AHA Instructor course policies. Access to a computer will be necessary to complete required online course work. Prerequisite required at time of registration: Current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider CPR card and alignment with an AHA Training Center. Registration four weeks prior to course start date is required to ensure arrival of pre-course materials and completion of pre-course preparation. Per AHA requirements, within six months of the initial BLS Instructor Essentials Course, a STLCC training center faculty member must monitor the instructor candidate’s teaching and verify the performance of the candidate’s provider skills. Due to the nature of this course, you must arrive on time. No admittance after the stated start time. No refund for late arrival. Registration/Refund/Withdrawal deadline: 10/1. Interested students must contact the Training Center Coordinator at amiller457@stlcc.edu before registering for the BLS Essentials Instructor Course.
CPRR:708 | 1 session | $225.50 AGE 60+ | $299 REG

CPR Instructor Renewal Course

To successfully complete the American Heart Association CPR Instructor Renewal course, the instructor will demonstrate acceptable provider skills and successful completion of the provider written examination. The renewal course may include an update addressing new course content or methodology and review TC, regional and national ECC information. Prerequisite: The instructor must have taught at least four CPR courses and attended updates as required within the previous two years and be a current CPR Instructor as evidenced by a current CPR Instructor card. At time of registration the instructor must provide documentation meeting all prerequisites. Registration is required one week prior to course start date. Due to the nature of this course, you must arrive on time. No admittance after the stated start time. No refund for late arrival. Interested students must contact the Training Center Coordinator at amiller457@stlcc.edu before registering for the CPR Instructor Renewal Course.
CPRR:709 | 1 session | $63 AGE 60+ | $99 REG

St. Louis Community College serves as a Community Training Center for the American Heart Association whose mission is to reduce disability and death from cardiovascular disease and stroke and set guidelines for emergency cardiovascular care and training. The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in basic life support (BLS) and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fee charged for a course, except for a portion of the fee needed for American Heart Association course material, does not represent income to the Association.

 

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