Red Cross Certification

The Red Cross certification for First Aid, CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training is a widely recognized program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to respond effectively to medical emergencies. Here’s an overview of each component:

  1. First Aid Training: This component focuses on providing immediate care to someone who has been injured or suddenly falls ill until professional medical help arrives. Participants learn how to assess the scene, approach the injured person safely, perform basic wound care, control bleeding, manage shock, and handle various medical emergencies like burns, fractures, seizures, allergic reactions, and more.
  2. CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation): CPR is a life-saving technique used in emergencies when someone’s breathing or heartbeat has stopped. Participants learn how to perform chest compressions and rescue breaths to maintain blood flow and oxygenation to vital organs until advanced medical care can be provided. CPR techniques can vary depending on whether it’s for adults, children, or infants, and the training covers all these scenarios.
  3. AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Training: AEDs are portable electronic devices used to restore normal heart rhythm in individuals experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. During AED training, participants learn how to operate the device safely, apply the pads correctly, and follow the voice prompts provided by the AED to deliver a shock if necessary. A quick response with an AED can significantly increase the chances of survival for someone experiencing cardiac arrest.

This Red Cross certification involves a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on practice sessions. At the end of the training, participants are evaluated through practical skills assessments to ensure they have grasped the concepts and can perform the necessary techniques confidently.

Once individuals successfully complete the training program and pass the evaluation, they receive a certification card from the Red Cross, indicating their competency in First Aid, CPR, and AED usage. This certification is valid for two years, after which individuals are required to undergo recertification to ensure their skills and knowledge are up to date.

Are you certificated? Save a life, get trained!!

$50 per person.

The event is finished.


Mar 26 2024


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm




The Hasbrouck Education and Career Center


Kevin Kaltenbacher
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