This is the most common kind of CPR certification needed by Healthcare Professionals. Healthcare professionals include, but are not limited to, the following: Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Certified Nurse Assistants, Medical Assistants, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Therapists, Phlebotomy Technicians, Electrocardiogram Technicians, or any other ancillary healthcare practitioners who work in a clinical setting or hospital.
The Basic Life Support for Health Providers class provides information on adult and pediatric CPR, including two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask. Also covers foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious), automated external defibrillation (includes child AED update), special resuscitation situations, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.
The American Heart Association requires students to have the 2015 textbook for this course. Current BLS textbook IS NOT INCLUDED in the cost. If you already own or borrow the 2015 Textbook for this class, you must bring it to the class. Participants must purchase the book prior to the class or at the door for $16.20 .This course is taught under the new 2015 Guidelines, Previous Guideline textbooks are not acceptable.
Basic First Aid (approximately 3 hours plus testing time)
COURSE TOPICS - Emergency First Aid Care, Recognizing an Emergency, Deciding to Help, Personal Safety, Using Barriers, Assessing for Response, Mechanism for Spinal Injury, Activating Emergency Medical Services, Control of Bleeding, Managing Shock, Ongoing Assessment, Warning Signs of Serious Illness, Altered Level of Responsiveness, Pain, Severe Pressure, or Discomfort in Chest, Breathing Difficulty, Shortness of Breath, Severe Abdominal Pain, Mechanism for Significant Injury, Swollen, Painful, Deformed Limb, Specific First Aid Problems, Moving Patients, Emotional Impact of Providing First Aid Care.
CA SB 669 Epinephrine Auto Injector Training Certification
With the new California State Law (SB669), both laypersons and off duty emergency medical services personnel will now be able to complete a certification course to obtain and administer epinephrine pen injections to virtually anyone during an emergency situation.
Imagine being able to purchase your own epinephrine pen and keep on hand and use it on others in emergency situations! This course is great for anyone, from childcare workers and camp counselors, to off duty EMTs and Paramedics, to babysitters to restaurant workers and more. The lifesaving possibilities are endless! Students must have valid and current CPR card as a prerequisite and you must bring a copy of it to enter the class.
Upon successfully passing and completing this course you will be able to finalize your 2-year certification process by:
- Submiting an Application to California EMS Authority including fees ($15)
- Obtain Physician Prescription
- Purchase Auto injector
2 hours of C.E. for Epinephrine Course -Credit Continuing Education Provider #56-0013 for EMTs and Paramedics.
Purchase a $5.00 Keychain CPR Mask and the Net Proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association Circle of Red. Keychain CPR Mask may be picked up at Classroom.