American Heart Association and Red Cross courses
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION CPR OR RED CROSS
CPR WHAT CPR CERTIFICATION SHOULD YOU TAKE?
Most Popular Classes
HIV AIDs Class
Held the third Friday of each month. Washington State Department of Health developed it as a model curriculum for HIV/AIDS education for educators teaching classes for health professions licensure. It presents the specific topics required by law. It is not a self-study manual. Educators present the material in a traditional classroom style.
American Red Cross Basic First Aid class ( Blended )
The First Aid Online course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. The course features award-winning simulation learning – an interactive experience where you will respond to real-world emergencies in a virtual setting. This course requires a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. This course is not supported on smartphones. This course does not work with Internet Explorer. Allow approximately 1 hour 35 minutes to complete the course. This course does not meet OSHA requirements for workplace certification. After payment go to: https://www.redcrosslearning.com/auth/register Register and complete the online course. Then bring your certificate in for your hands on skills session.
Military Update(effective Dec 2018):
Consider the difference between American Red Cross vs. American Heart Association
In December 2018, The Department of Defense (DOD) posted "only American Red Cross certifications will be allowed to be used on base". The military has different requirements, and certifications, it must be American Red Cross Certification. When you work on off base in civilian medical jobs, you may need both American Heart Association and American Red Cross certifications.
It’s time to take a American Heart CPR class and you start searching the Internet. You know of two types of certifications: American Heart Association and American Red Cross,, which one should you take?
1. What’s the difference?
The AHA and the ARC are the most well know CPR certifying agencies, but they are not the same.
Although they are both based off the 2005 American Heart Association guidelines, the certifications are not identical.
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) FOR THE HEALTHCARE PROVIDER (The DOD only accepts the American Red Cross Certifications)
Most noteworthy,this is for any person that works in the healthcare industry. As an example emergency medical technicians (EMTs), pharmacists, registered nurses (RNs). the class focuses on the following topics:
- How to administer adult, child and infant CPR
- To assist conscious and unconscious choking victims
- The use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and special considerations
- Importance of breathing barriers and bag valve masks
- How to provide two-rescuer CPR
Above all, BLS for the healthcare provider:
Explores cardiopulmonary emergencies and special resuscitation situations. Ensure medical personnel know how to respond in life-threatening scenarios.
Finally, Class Times are…
- Mon through Friday 8:30 am or 1:30 pm
- Mondays 5:30 pm
- Saturday 9:00 am
Heartsaver First Aid Online$86.00
Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid blended learning course,
License products are non-returnable/non-refundable items. All sales are final. Please allow 8-48 hours for processing of virtual products.
Washington State Know Bloodborn Pathogens$30.00
The AHA’s Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course has been updated to reflect updates to the Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030), which is published by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Price: $25.00
Please allow 24-48 hours for processing of virtual products.
Adult Prestan Manikin (4-Pack) with CPR Monitor$556.48
Professional Adult Medium Skin CPR/AED/Jaw Thrust Training Manikin (4-Pack) by Prestan Products. Available with or without CPR Monitor. Includes 50 Face-Shield Lung Bags and Nylon Carrying Case. 3-year manufacturer’s warranty. Not made with natural rubber latex. 2 “AA” batteries included with each monitor.