CPR , First Aid and Health Care Skills

Photo of two females and one male performing CPR

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.


View the 2016-2017 annual booklet

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) and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED).


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.


VIEW COURSE DETAILS


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.


VIEW COURSE DETAILS


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.

Cover of the fall 2017 continuing education catalog
View our current catalog
Explore Now >>
VIEW ONLINE PROGRAMS

VIEW ONLINE PROGRAMS >>