The department just received our new CPR mannequins and is now offering CPR classes. If you would like information on how to schedule a class or have any questions please contact:

Firefighter Rob Crowe

rcrowe@olmstedtownship.org

Family & Friends CPR

The AHA’s Family & Friends® CPR Course a video-based, classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an Instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. Family & Friends CPR is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

 Course Content

  • Adult CPR with Breaths
  • Adult Hands-Only CPR and AED
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Adult
  • Child CPR and AED
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Child
  • Infant CPR
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Infant

Course Cost

           Resident:   Free

Non Resident: $30.00

 

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Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner.  Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid skills demonstration and a CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

Course Content 

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Opioid–associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
  • Optional Exam

Course Cost 

          Resident:   $12.00 per student

Non Resident: $90.00

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 Heartsaver® CPR AED 

The AHA’s Heartsaver CPR AED Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner.  Upon successful completion of the course, including a CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.

Course Content

  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Opioid–associated life-threatening emergencies
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking
  • Optional exam

         

Course Cost 

          Resident:   $6.00

Non Resident: $40.00

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Heartsaver® First Aid

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid Course is a classroom, Instructor-led course designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a safe, timely, and effective manner.  Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid skills demonstration, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.

        Course Content

First aid basics including:

  • duties, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
  • scene safety
  • phoning for help
  • finding the problem (and more)

Medical emergencies including:

  • assembling and using an inhaler
  • choking in an adult, child, and infant
  • diabetes and low blood sugar

Injury emergencies including:

  • actions for external bleeding
  • amputation
  • broken bones and sprains
  • burns (and more)

Environmental emergencies including:

  • actions for bites and stings
  • temperature-related and poison emergencies

Course Cost 

          Resident:   $6.00

Non Resident: $50.00

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Basic Life Support

 The AHA’s new BLS Course has been updated to include science and education from the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.  In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Course Content

  • The importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
    • All of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
    • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
    • Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
    • Early AED and demonstrate its use
    • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
    • The importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
    • The technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants                                                        

             Course Cost

           Resident:   $6.00

Non Resident: $70.00

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) – Instructor-Led Training

ACLS is an advanced, Instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Course Content

  • Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of a bag-mask device, and use of an AED
  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Recognition and early management of peri-arrest conditions such as symptomatic bradycardia
  • Airway management
  • Related pharmacology
  • Management of ACS and stroke
  • Effective communication as a member and leader of a resuscitation team

Course Cost

           Initial certification: $200.00

Recertification: $100.00

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Course Content

  • 1- and 2-rescuer child CPR and AED use
  • 1- and 2-rescuer infant CPR
  • Cardiac, respiratory and shock case discussions and simulations
  • Management of respiratory emergencies
  • Resuscitation team concept
  • Rhythm disturbances and electrical therapy
  • Systematic Approach to Pediatric Assessment
  • Vascular access

Course Cost 

          Initial certification: $200.00

Recertification: $100.00

 

Once again, if you would like information on how to schedule a class or have any questions please contact:

Firefighter Rob Crowe

rcrowe@olmstedtownship.org