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CPR Training

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

The American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider course provides healthcare professionals with training in life-threatening emergencies, CPR, using an AED, and relieving choking. The course is intended for healthcare providers, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied health personnel. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded an AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion card that is valid for two years. If there is room in our EMT course, others may join in the training.

Cost: $50
Time: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Place: Cedarville University

*Although EMT, Nursing, and Pharmacy students are welcome, it should be noted that training in BLS is part of the curriculum for these majors. Before registering, these students should consult their advisor.

Class size is limited. Contact the Center for Lifelong Learning for more information. Once availability is confirmed, there are no refunds.

American Heart Association Skills Test

The AHA skills sessions will be offered January 28, 2017. Registrants will be required to complete online training before attending and must to bring the certificate of completion for the online session. According to the AHA, students are allowed up to 60 days after the completion of the online part of the course to complete the skills session. Upon successful completion of all required parts, an AHA Course Completion card will be issued. This card is valid for two years.

Cost: $20, due January 23 (does not include the cost of online training)
Date: January 28, 2017
Time: 15 minute slots beginning at 8:00 a.m.
Place: Cedarville University
What to bring: certificate of completion from the online session

Contact the Center for Lifelong Learning to register. Registration ends January 23. Once the registration deadline has passed, there are no refunds.

Heartsaver CPR AED and First Aid CPR AED Skills Test

The American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver Course is designed for those with limited or no medical training. Students may choose to take the Heartsaver CPR AED or Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course, according to their interest or need. Students must be 12 years old to participate. It is the responsibility of those taking the course to confirm with their place of employment as to whether this meets their requirements.
  • The AHA Heartsaver CPR AED course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The online portion is about 1.75 hours long.
  • The AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an AED in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The online portion is about 4 hours long.

Those interested should

  1. Contact the Center for Lifelong Learning before registering for the online AHA course. Providing there is room, the student will be assigned a twenty minute session, which includes an overview of the skills and test (parts 2 and 3 of the course). Students should wait for confirmation of enrollment before continuing to step 2. 
  2. Complete the appropriate online portion through AHA (see links above). 
  3. Bring the certificate of completion to the skills test. Upon successful completion of the online training, a certificate will be issued, which must be submitted the day of the skills training and test. 

With successful completion of all three parts, a certification card will be issued that is valid for two years.

Nursing and Pharmacy students should note that CPR training is part of their curriculum. Heartsaver AED does not satisfy the requirements of those disciplines.

Cost: $20 plus cost of online training 
Date: February 25, 2017 
Time: Assigned times beginning at 9:00 a.m.
Place: Cedarville University
What to bring: certificate of completion from the online session

Class size is limited. Registration ends Monday, February 20, at 5:00 p.m. Once the registration deadline has passed, there are no refunds.