This class is intended for anyone who wants to learn First Aid and CPR and those who have a duty to respond as a first responder to an emergency. An American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED card which includes Adult, Child and Infant is awarded to those successfully completing the class and is valid for two years.
Schedule: Class runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm, with a half hour lunch break. Basic First Aid is taught in the morning and CPR/AED is taught in the afternoon.
Manual: The Heart Association requires all students to have a course manual and to bring it to class with them. The manual is mailed to students registering at least 5 business days prior to class date. Late registrants may pick up a manual at the CHEC Center, Building D, Salem Hospital, Monday – Friday, 9am- 6pm.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Healthcare professionals (physicians, nurses, EMT’s, paramedics, and CNAs) who need a CPR course should NOT take this class -- contact Staff Education at 503-561-5639 to inquire about BLS for Healthcare Providers.
If you have questions about first aid or CPR classes, call the Education Department at 503-561-5639.