These courses are intended to train participants in various levels and types of American Red Cross Health & Safety Classes. At the successful completion of most courses, participants will be certified in their corresponding areas for 2 years. New certification cards will be issued within 45 days of class completion to all participants who successfully complete the class. Participants are not required to certify in all areas to take a class...certifying in only one area or any combination of areas listed is acceptable. While books, masks, and/or other training materials are provided during most classes, participants wishing to retain a copy of any training material(s) should do so through the American Red Cross.
All Class Registration: Go to www.onlinesignup.org/mssu or stop by the Recreational Services Office (BSC 241).
CPR/AED/1st Aid for the Professional Rescuers & Health Care Providers Certification Class
DESCRIPTION: As an EMT, firefighter, athletic trainer or lifeguard, it is your duty to respond to cardiac or breathing emergencies until more advanced medical personnel can take over. From assessing needs and making decisions to providing care, this program provides the skills you need through discussion, video and hands-on training based on real-life rescue scenarios. Course covers adults, children and infants and includes free online refreshers. While participants are provided with a book and skills card during the class, it is the responsibility of the participant to retain a copy through the American Red Cross, should they want their own.