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.
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.
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