CPR , First Aid and Health Care Skills

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Be prepared when it matters most.

What would you do if your loved one collapsed? Don’t be unprepared. Everyone can benefit from knowing lifesaving techniques including parents and caretakers of special needs children; au pairs, nannies and babysitters; caregivers for patients of all ages; teenagers who want to become lifeguards; and anyone who has friends or loved ones they want to protect.


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Location Key: BC=Berkeley Campus; MP=Mount Pleasant Campus; OS=Offsite; PC=Palmer Campus; TC=Thornley Campus (formerly Main Campus)

Days of the Week Key: M=Monday; Tu=Tuesday; W=Wednesday; Th=Thursday; F=Friday; Sa=Saturday; Su=Sunday

Classes for Health Care Professionals

BLS Healthcare Provider: This eight-hour American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device; a bag-mask device and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). Books and face mask included

XAHS-504 9434 BLS Healthcare Provider Jan. 28 M 6-10 p.m. $65 TC
XAHS-504 9435 BLS Healthcare Provider March 11 M 6-10 p.m. $65 TC
XAHS-504 9436 BLS Healthcare Provider May 13 M 6-10 p.m. $65 TC

 

BLS Healthcare Provider Recertification:  This four-hour American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Recertification course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device; a bag-mask device and oxygen); use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). Books and face mask are included.

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Classes for everyone

Caregiver Boot Camp: Are you caring for a loved one or making plans to do so? Join us for this beneficial one-day class taught by a local ARK volunteer and RN. The course covers recognizing changing roles, care issues for a person with dementia, Alzheimer’s, brain injury, stroke and/or chronic illness, assessing the living environment, financial/health care issues, finding resources, reducing stress, and support for caregivers.


Dementia Care:  As baby boomers age, the 21st century workforce is challenged to care for an exponentially growing population of persons with dementia. This online course provides essential knowledge and understanding about neurological diseases that affect cognition and memory, and practical application of effective skills for supporting persons with dementia. Nearly all disciplines benefit from expertise in Dementia Care Specialists, as do families of persons with dementia.

 

Heartsaver CPR: This course is designed for the general public. It prepares students to perform CPR on adults, children and infant victims. A skills test will be given to assess proper technique and comprehension.


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

Classes for industry

First Aid, CPR and AED for Industry NEW!

Learn valuable first aid, CPR and AED skills that can help you save a life when every second counts. This course makes it easy to gain the skills you need to respond during cardiac or breathing emergencies. Learn critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Skills covered in this course include first aid, choking relief and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest.

XAHS-550 9800 First Aid, CPR and AED for Industry Jan. 31 Th 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $279 TC
XAHS-550 9802 First Aid, CPR and AED for Industry April 26 F 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $279 TC

 

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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

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