CPR and First Aid Classes for the General Public
Heartsaver CPR AED
The Heartsaver AED Course teaches the basic techniques of adult CPR and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). Students also learn about using barrier devices during CPR and giving first aid to choking victims. Optional sections cover child CPR and AED and/or infant CPR. The intended audience is all lay responders, such as firefighters, police, airline personnel, security guards, coaches, personal trainers, employees in the workplace, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, other lay rescuers, and those who may have a need to respond to a cardiac emergency.
Heartsaver CPR in Schools
CPR in Schools is a Heartsaver level course designed to teach CPR and choking to middle or high school students. This course is set up on request. Please contact the AHA/EMT Training Center at (973) 831-5172 for additional information.
CPR for Friends and Family
The Family & Friends CPR course is an entry-level class that teaches you how to perform CPR and how to help a person who is choking. You will learn to perform these techniques on adults, children and infants. The optional First Aid portion teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child for the first few minutes until professional help arrives. This course is of particular interest to new and expectant parents, relatives, babysitters and seniors.
Heartsaver Adult First Aid Course
The Heartsaver Adult First Aid Course provides the skills to effectively assess and maintain life from critical minutes immediately following an emergency until the arrival of emergency medical services personnel. The Heartsaver First Aid course consists of General Principles, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies and Environmental Emergencies. This course meets OSHA requirements.
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Topics include First Aid Basics, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, and Environmental Emergencies.
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Chilton Hospital is accredited by the American Heart Association as an AHA Training Center.