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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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Continuing Education

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314-984-7777

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Class schedules subject to change.

Classes offered in-person may be rescheduled, canceled or transitioned to an online format based on COVID-19 guidelines. Students are required to follow COVID-19 guidelines for classroom participation, which may include, but is not limited to, use of masks and social distancing requirements. For the latest requirements, review STLCC’s COVID-19 Information page.

Unless otherwise specified in the course description, registration for online classes closes three business days prior to the class start date.

Heartsaver First Aid: CPR/AED†

This 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 class is specifically tailored to those who are expected to respond to cardiovascular emergencies in the workplace and may be used to teach CPR to those 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 offering is ideal 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 will be given for registrants arriving late.
CPRR-706 | 1 session | $96 AGE 60+ | $125 REG
F01 Th 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Sept. 16 | MC-CE
F02 Sa 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Oct. 23 | STLCC-Corp 209
F03 W 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Nov. 10 | MC-CE

BLS for Healthcare Providers†

Participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations during this American Heart Association Basic Life Skills (AHA BLS) Instructor-led course. Coursework includes skills practice, skills testing and a written exam. Upon successful completion, you will receive an electronic BLS completion card (within 20 business days of the class.) This course meets the STLCC nursing department admission requirements.
CPRR-707 | 1 session | $83.50 AGE 60+ | $109 REG
F02 Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 28 | MC-SW 108
F01 Tu 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Aug. 31 | STLCC-Corp 209
F03 Th 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Sept. 30 | STLCC-Corp 209
F04 W 5-10 p.m.
Oct. 6 | MC-CE
F05 Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 16 | STLCC-Corp 209
F06 Th 5-10 p.m.
Oct. 21 | MC-CE
F07 F 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Oct. 29 | STLCC-Corp 209
F08 W 5-10 p.m.
Nov. 3 | MC-CE
F09 Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Nov. 13 | STLCC-Corp 209
F10 Th 5-10 p.m.
Nov. 18 | MC-CE
F11 W 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 1 | STLCC-Corp 209
F12 Sa 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 11 | MC-CE
F13 M 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Dec. 20 | STLCC-Corp 209

Basic Life Support Instructor Essentials Course†

The American Heart Association Basic Life Skills (AHA BLS) Instructor Essentials Course provides the core and discipline-specific content necessary to teach AHA cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid courses. The course is taught in a hybrid 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 you 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. An STLCC training center faculty member must monitor the instructor candidate’s teaching and verify the performance of the candidate’s provider skills within six months of the initial BLS Instructor Essentials Course per AHA requirements. Due to the nature of this course, you must arrive on time. No admittance will be permitted after the stated start time. No refund will be given for registrants arriving late. Registration/Refund/Withdrawal deadline: 9/5. Interested students must contact the training center coordinator at rkazdoy@stlcc.edu before registering for the BLS Essentials Instructor Course.
CPRR-708 | 1 session | $267.50 AGE 60+ | $349 REG
F01 F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sept. 17 | STLCC-Corp 209

BLS Instructor Renewal†

To successfully complete the American Heart Association cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) Instructor Renewal course, you must 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 training center (TC), regional and national emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) information. Prerequisite: You must have taught at least four CPR courses, 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, you 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 will be permitted after the stated start time. No refund will be given for registrants arriving late. Interested students must contact the training center coordinator at rkazdoy@stlcc.edu before registering for the CPR Instructor Renewal Course.
CPRR-709 | 1 session | $186.50 AGE 60+ | $249 REG
F01 W 6-10 p.m.
Sept. 22 | STLCC-Corp 209

 

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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