CPR and First Aid
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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Heartsaver CPR AED: Adult
Heartsaver CPR AED teaches lay rescuers when to dial 911, how to give CPR, how to
use an AED and how to provide relief of choking. This 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. The course is for the learner with limited or no medical training.
Electronic cards will be issued within 20 calendar days of the class. Due to the nature
of the course, you must arrive on time. No refund for late arrival.
CPRR:701 | 1 session | $63 AGE 60+ | $85 REG
P01 M 5-8:30 p.m.
Feb. 10 | MC-CE
P02 Th 5-8:30 p.m.
April 16 | FV-TC, 105
P03 Sa 5-8:30 p.m.
May 16 | FP-G, 121
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
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, infant CPR and AED use. Practical skills (hands-on
manikin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Within
20 business days of successful completion, each participant will receive an electronic
course completion card. 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
P01 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 18 | FP-G, 121
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Pediatric
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED: Pediatric 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. 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. Child care providers, DO NOT register for this course.
CPRR:711 | 1 session | $73 AGE 60+ | $99 REG
P01 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Feb. 15 | FP-G, 121
P02 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
March 7 | FV-TC, 105
P03 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
April 18 | MC-CE
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 enroll at least one week in advance and successfully complete the course will
receive an electronic BLS completion card within 20 business 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
CPRR:707 | 1 session | $59 AGE 60+ | $79 REG
P01 W 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Jan. 15 | FV-TC, 107
P02 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Jan. 25 | FP-G, 121
P03 M 5-10 p.m.
Jan. 27 | STLCC-Corp, 207
P04 Tu 5-10 p.m.
Jan. 28 | FV-TC, 105
P05 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Feb. 1 | MC-CE
P06 M 5-10 p.m.
Feb. 3 | FP-G, 121
P07 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Feb. 8 | MC-CE
P08 Tu 5-10 p.m.
Feb. 11 | STLCC-South County, 104
P09 F 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Feb. 21 FP-G, 121
P10 W 5-10 p.m.
March 4 | WW, 102A
P11 Tu 5-10 p.m.
March 10 | FP-G, 121
P13 Tu 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
March 24 | FP-G, 121
P12 Th 5-10 p.m.
March 26 | STLCC-South County, 104
P14 W 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
April 1 | STLCC-Corp, 207
P15 Th 5-10 p.m.
April 9 | MC-CE
P16 M 5-10 p.m.
April 13 | FP-G, 121
P17 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
April 25 | MC-CE
P18 W 5-10 p.m.
April 29 | WW, 102A
P19 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
May 2 | MC-CE
P20 W 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
May 6 | FP-G, 121
P21 Sa 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
May 9 | FV-TC, 105
P22 W 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
May 13 | FP-G, 121
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 email@example.com before registering for the CPR Instructor Renewal Course.
CPRR:709 | 1 session | $85 AGE 60+ | $125 REG
P01 M 6-10 p.m.
Feb. 24 | FP-G, 121
P02 W 6-10 p.m.
April 22 | FP-G, 121
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 how 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,
an 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: 3/9. Interested
students must contact the Training Center Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org before registering for the BLS Essentials Instructor Course.
CPRR:708 | 1 session | $276.50 AGE 60+ | $350 REG
P01 Sa 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Gary Holsapple
April 4 | FP-G, 121
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.