• CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers

    Ideal for police, fire, EMS, nurses and other health care professionals.

    This course teaches those with a duty to respond how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants.

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    Core Content:

    • Performing a primary assessment
    • Giving ventilations (includes BVM)
    • Choking (conscious and unconscious)
    • CPR (one- and two-rescuer)
    • AED

    *Optional training on emergency oxygen, bloodborne pathogens, asthma inhalers and epinephrine auto-injectors also available.

    Course Length:

    • Traditional classroom: 5.5 hours
    • Blended learning: Significantly less time for those re-certifying

    More Value and Greater Convenience:

    • The latest science and educational innovations
    • 2-year certification with free online skills refreshers
    • Free digital or affordable print course materials
    • Centralized support for businesses with multiple locations
    • Continuing education units available

    Train When, Where and How You Want:

    • Blended Learning: combines online learning and in-person skills session
    • Full Service: a Red Cross instructor trains at your facility
    • Community: employees train at a local Red Cross office
    • Authorized Provider: certify select staff as instructors to train others (for companies training 150+ people per year)

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    To get started teaching this program, visit the CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program page on Instructor's Corner. (Login to Instructor's Corner is required)