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CPR & FIRST AID COURSES

The American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety education program is divided into three separate units: Adult CPR, Child and Infant CPR, and First Aid. Unit 1 serves as a prerequisite for Units 2&3. We encourage students to complete Units 2&3 as soon as possible following Unit 1. The three units are described below in greater detail.

Course Price Hours
Unit 1 Adult CPR $20.00 4
Unit 2 Infant and Child CPR $20.00 2.5
Unit 3 First Aid $20.00 2.5
Unit 1 Adult CPR Price $20.00 Hours 4

Students will learn how to react in an emergency situation by building an emergency action plan and learning how to use the Emergency Medical Services System. Students will also practice recognizing and caring for breathing emergencies, airway obstruction, cardiac emergencies, and how to prevent heart attacks.
DATE DAY TIME
July 2 Monday 8:30 AM
July 18 Wednesday 6:00 PM
August 3 Friday 8:30 AM
August 13 Monday 6:00 PM
September 3 Monday 8:30 AM
September 20 Thursday 6:00 PM
October 2 Tuesday 8:30 AM
October 18 Thursday 6:00 PM
Unit 2 Infant and Child CPR Price $20.00 Hours 2.5

Students will learn to apply the principles of emergency obstruction and cardiac emergencies from Unit 1 to children and infants. This information is a must for parents and childcare providers with children under age 9.
Prerequisite: Adult CPR.

DATE DAY TIME
July 9 Monday 8:30 AM
July 25 Wednesday 6:00 PM
August 10 Friday 8:30 AM
August 21 Tuesday 6:00 PM
September 11 Tuesday 8:30 AM
September 24 Monday 6:00 PM
October 25 Thursday 8:30 AM
October 9 Tuesday 6:00 PM
Unit 3 First Aid Price $20.00 Hours 2.5
This course will teach participants to apply the basic emergency theories learned in Adult CPR to care for various life threatening and less serious emergencies. Bleeding, shock, broken bones, seizure, poisoning, and other emergency situations will be covered. Prerequisite: Adult CPR.
DATE DAY TIME
July 16 Monday 8:30 AM
July 31 Tuesday 6:00 PM
August 17 Friday 8:30 AM
August 27 Monday 6:00 PM
September 18 Tuesday 8:30 AM
September 26 Wednesday 6:00 PM
October 31 Wednesday 8:30 AM
October 16 Tuesday 6:00 PM

Unit 4 Community CPR Review Price $20.00 Hours 4

This review course is for those persons currently certified in Community CPR who wish to recertify in Adult, Child, and Infant CPR. Participation in the review course must take place prior to the expiration of the certificate. Participants must bring a current Community CPR certificate to verify previous training.

DATE DAY TIME
July 9 Monday 6:00 PM
July 26 Thursday 8:30 AM
August 15 Wednesday 6:00 PM
August 30 Thursday 8:30 AM
September 12 Wednesday 6:00 PM
September 21 Friday 8:30 AM
October 11 Thursday 8:30 AM
October 29 Monday 6:00 PM
Unit 5 Adult CPR Review Price $15.00 Hours 2
This review course is for those persons currently certified in Adult CPR who wish to recertify in Adult CPR. Participation in the review course must take place prior to the expiration of the certificate. Participants must bring a current Adult CPR certificate to verify previous training.
DATE DAY TIME
July 17 Tuesday 6:00 PM
July 30 Monday 8:30 AM
August 7 Tuesday 6:00 PM
August 23 Thursday 8:30 AM
September 6 Thursday 6:00 PM
September 27 Thursday 8:30 AM
October 8 Monday 8:30 AM
October 23 Tuesday 6:00 PM

Saturday Schedule See page 5 for prices

The Hawkeye Chapter offers full courses for participants who prefer to take multiple units in one day. You may become certified in Community First Aid and Safety ( Adult, Infant/Child CPR, and First Aid) or Community CPR (Adult, Infant/Child CPR) or Standard First Aid ( Adult CPR and First Aid).

DAY/DATE COURSE TIME UNITS

Saturday, March 10 Community CPR 8:30 –3:00 PM 1 & 2

Saturday, March 24 Community First Aid & Safety 8:30 –6:00 PM 1,2&3

Saturday, April 7 Community First Aid & Safety 8:30 –6:00 PM 1,2&3

Saturday, April 28 Adult CPR & First Aid 8:30 –3:00 PM 1 & 3

Saturday, May 5 Community CPR 8:30 –6:00 PM 1 & 2

Saturday, May 19 Community First Aid & Safety 8:30 –6:00 PM 1,2&3

Saturday, June 9 ` Community First Aid & Safety 8:30 –6:00 PM 1,2&3

Saturday, June 30 Adult CPR & First Aid 8:30 –6:00 PM 1 & 3

CPR / First Aid Instructor Course Price: TBA Hours 16

The American Red Cross offers training for people who are interested in teaching CPR and First Aid. Basic level certification is strongly suggested. Courses are provided for people who are interested in teaching Hawkeye Chapter courses or at their places of work*(additional approval is necessary for workplace classes).

DAY/DATE TIME

Mondays, April 30, May 7, 14, 21 6:00pm- 10:00pm

Tuesdays, July 10, 17, 24, 31 8:30am- 12:30pm

CPR for the Professional Rescuer Price (full) $40.00 (review) $20.00

This course is for people who are trained and expected to respond to an emergency as part of their job. This course will also meet entrance requirements for most nursing and EMT training. Students will learn principles of CPR for adults, children and infants, two person CPR, and ventilation with bag and mask. No previous CPR training is required for course participation.

FULL COURSE: 9 HOURS REVIEW COURSE: 4 1/2 HOURS

DAY/DATE TIME DAY/DATE TIME

Saturday, March 3 8:30 am - 6 p.m. Monday, March 5 5:30 - 10 PM

Saturday, April 14 8:30 am - 6 p.m. Thursday, March 29 5:30 - 10 PM

Saturday, May 26 8:30 am - 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 5:30 - 10 PM

Saturday, June 16 8:30 am - 6 p.m. Thursday, May 17 5:30 - 10 PM

Thursday, June 7 5:30 - 10 PM

CPR and First Aid Course Pricing

Each unit (Adult CPR, Child and Infant CPR, and First Aid) is offered individually at a cost of $20.00. To encourage you to enroll in all three units at the same time, the following fee payment scale applies when you are taking multiple units. CEU’s are available for RN’s and LPN’s for an additional $5.00 per course.

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COURSE NAME UNITS   CEUís FEE  
Community First Aid & Safety 1,2,&3  0.9  $40.00 
Community CPR 1&2  0.7  $30.00 
Adult CPR and First Aid 1&3  0.7  $30.00 
Adult CPR 1 0.4  $20.00 
Infant / Child CPR 2 0.2  $20.00 
First Aid 3 0.2  $20.00 
Community CPR Review (current certificate required) 1 & 2 Review  0.3  $20.00 
Challenge (current certificate required) 1,2, or 3 Challenge N/A $20.00
CPR for Professional Rescuer 0.9  $40.00 
CPR for Professional Rescuer Review (current certificate required) N/A $20.00
CPR / First Aid Instructor Course TBA 1.1