CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider

Lifeguard PictureThe purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers program is to train professional-level rescuers to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.

Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. Real-life rescue scenarios reinforce decision-making skills. Free quarterly refreshers. Course covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.

The course takes approximately 5 hours and 35 minutes.

 

Upcoming Classes

2016 Classes

Please contact the instructor to set up a class. Classes are scheduled as needed and can be conducted at your location. Email Instructor

Candidates needing recertification can inquire about scheduling a time with the instructors. Email Instructor

 

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Topics

Lifeguard CPRTopics include:

1. Primary assessment

2. Ventilations (incl. use of CPR breathing barriers and use of BVMs)

3. Choking (incl. conscious and unconscious)

4. CPR (incl. one- and two-rescuer)

5. AED

6. Optional training in use of epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers available.

 

Prerequisites

Guard Tube1. There are no prerequisites for this course.