Which Course Should You Be Taking?
Whether you are looking to sign-up for a course for yourself or a group of people, there are a few things to consider. Why are you looking to take a First-Aid or CPR course? What level of skills are you looking to obtain? We offer various types of instruction that pertain to your needs and certifications. The following are the differences between our Basic Life Support (BLS) and Heartsaver courses.
Are you a Nurse, Doctor, Hospital/Clinic Personnel or Dental Assistant? If you said yes, than you are looking for a BLS course. This four-hour long course will train you on recognizing and responding to various life threatening emergencies. You will practice providing 1 and 2 rescuer CPR for adults, children and infants, as well as using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). You will also learn and practice how to relieve choking.
If you are an individual with little or no medical training, looking for a course completion for another job such as in a day-care or school, then you are looking for the Heartsaver course. Here, you will be taught the basics of First-Aid, CPR, AED and how to provide assistant safely and timely in an effective manner. In addition, we will show how to recognize cardiac arrest and be able to help until EMS assistance arrives.
There are also other specific courses such as learning how to protect yourself and others from blood borne pathogens, prevention of disease transmission, infection control and pediatric care.
Determine which course best fits your needs and certifications and connect with us to sign up at a location near you. With the assistance of our certified trainers, you will learn the different ways to effectively aid in the safety of another person and build the confidence in providing life-saving skills.
HeartCert is the smart choice when you’re looking for affordable, quality training to improve the quality of care and chance for survival in case of emergency. Plan your next on-site group training or attend a session at one of our convenient locations; click here to get started.