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First Aid Class FAQ

Why take a First Aid class?

People take First Aid classes for a variety of reasons. Some are required by their jobs, by OSHA or a state safety agencies. Lots of people take First Aid so they can better care for their families, especially if there are small kids in the family.

What do we learn about?

In First Aid we discuss appropriate treatment for common and potentially life-threatening injuries. Scrapes, cuts, bruises, burns, fainting, dislocations, sprains and strains, sudden illness, choking, poisoning and some other topics.

Sounds cheerful. 

Don’t worry. Our classes are fast-paced, interactive and entertaining.

How long does it take?

About 3 hours, usually.

Where is your training center?

My training center is your home or office – or anywhere else you’d like to hold a class. I come to you.

Is it expensive?

No. It’s $35 per person for a 2 year certification. I have a 5 student minimum.

Can I combine it with CPR training?

Of course. If we do both pieces in one day, the charge is $60 per person.

 

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CPR Class FAQ

Why take a CPR class?

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American adults. Sudden cardiac arrest, heart attacks and strokes happen every day.

These cardiac events are usually quick and terrifying to witness- but with early recognition, access and treatment, many of them are survivable.

In this class, you will learn how to recognize and respond to a life-threatening emergency.

What else will we learn?

You will learn how to treat conscious and unconscious choking patients, recognize a heart attack, stroke and shock, CPR, how to use an AED, and the confidence to act in an emergency.

Do we get a certification?

Yes. The certification is nationally recognized and valid for 2 years.

How long is the class?

The class is only 3 hours.

You do this kind of thing often?

Yes. We have been teaching CPR since 1992. Our interesting, informative class will teach you life-saving skills (and a little biology). Your instructor has done CPR as a lifeguard, an EMT and a bystander and has taught thousands of people this vital skill.

Anything else we should know?

Wear comfortable clothes and be prepared to move around a bit.