Full course description

Location:

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1602 N. 15th Street, Room 131
Tampa, FL 33605

 Room: 131

Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 8am - 2pm

Who should attend?  Non-healthcare professionals (security, childcare, elder care, etc.) who need to be able to perform CPR and use an AED on adults, children and infants in a wide variety settings.  After completion of the course, including a skills test, students receive a Heartsaver® CPR AED course completion card, valid for 2 years.

Description

Heartsaver CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.  This course teaches adult, infant and children CPR and AED use.  Those that complete the course will receive a Heartsaver® CPR AED course completion card, valid for 2 years.  You'll also receive free tracking of your certification expiration with reminders to renew.

Course Content

Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.  The 2015 updated guidelines will be presented when released.

Adult, children and infant CPR and AED use

Course Requirements:  

Students must purchase and read the Heartsaver® CPR AED Student Workbook before attending this course. 

The manual can be purchased online or by using one of the methods below:

1.       E-book through the American Heart Association-  $13.95 for tablets and smartphones.

2.       Printed copy through the American Heart Association- $12.00 plus shipping and handling

3.       A limited number of copies are also available through HCC-ICCE ($13.00).  Please email lcato@hccfl.edu to arrange for purchase and pickup of the manual before class.