CCH&S is proud to offer American Red Cross certification courses. Our classes are training programs taught through a combination of lecture, interactive video and hands-on training with an experienced instructor. Students successfully completing one of our courses will be provided with a two year certification from the American Red Cross.
Note: We offer Standard First Aid, CPR and AED classes in Spanish as well as English.
Here is a brief description of our classes:
Standard First Aid:
Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies.
- Learn about Before Giving Care:
- Recognizing an emergency
- Learn how to check an injured or ill person
- Prioritizing injuries
- Learn about consent and implied consent
- Good Samaritan Laws
- Reduce risk of disease transmission
- Learn how activate the emergency medical services (EMS) system
- Learn how to check for life threatening and non-life threatening conditions
in a conscious and unconscious person
- Identify signals of shock and minimize the effects of shock.
Adult, Child and Infant CPR/AED:
Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults.
- Recognize the signals of a cardiac emergency
- Identify the links in the cardiac chain of survival
- Learn how to care for a heart attack
- Learn to perform CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation)
- Recognize the signals of breathing emergencies
- Learn how to care for a conscious/unconscious person who is choking
Participants learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children under the age of 12.
Participants learn how to use automatic external defibrillators.
- Study the heart’s electrical system
- Understand defibrillation and how it works
- Identify precautions to take when using an AED (automated external defibrillator)
- Demonstrate how to use an AED
This course is designed for first responders, health care professionals, lifeguards, and other workers who are at risk for on-the-job exposure to blood and body fluids that can cause infection. The course helps to meet training requirements for the OSHA bloodborne pathogens standard.
Note: This course comes with a one (1) year certification.
Designed for individuals with a duty to respond to emergencies, this program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. Real-life rescue scenarios reinforce decision-making skills. Course covers how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over. Topics include:
- Primary assessment
- Ventilations (incl. use of CPR breathing barriers and use of BVMs)
- Choking (incl. conscious and unconscious)
- CPR (incl. one- and two-rescuer)
- Optional training in use of epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers available
This course gives youth ages 11 to 15 years old the knowledge and confidence to care for infants and school-age children. Combining video, activities, hands-on skills training and discussion for a complete learning experience, Babysitter’s Training teaches youth how to:
- Respond to emergencies and illnesses with first aid, rescue breathing and other appropriate care.
- Make decisions under pressure
- Communicate with parents to learn household rules
- Recognize safety and hygiene issues
- Manage young children
- Feed, diaper and care for infants
- Start their babysitting business