Classes

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.

Adult CPR:
  • 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
Child and Infant CPR:

Participants learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children under the age of 12.

AED:

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

Bloodborne Pathogens

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.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider:First Responders

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)
      • AED
      • Optional training in use of epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers available

Babysitter’s Training:

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