Monterey County Regional Fire District offers “American Heart Association certified BLS for healthcare providers” CPR classes. You will learn the skills of CPR for victims of all ages and will practice CPR in a team setting. You will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and how to relieve choking (Foreign-Body Airway Obstructions). The skills you will learn in this course will enable you to recognize emergencies such as Sudden Cardiac Arrest and know how to respond to them.
This class is only the hands-on skills portion required for CPR certification. Students must complete and pass the American Heart Association (AHA) Heartcode BLS course "Blended & eLearning" prior to their class session.
STUDENTS: YOU MUST BRING A PRINTED COPY OF THE "BLENDED & eLEARNING" CERTIFICATE TO YOUR SESSION TIME FOR OUR RECORDS. FAILURE TO DO SO COULD CAUSE YOUR SESSION TO BE RESCHEDULED!
This class focuses on what Health Care Providers need to know in order to perform CPR in a wide variety of settings. The skills learned in class include:
- Initiating the chain of survival
- Performing prompt, high quality chest compressions for adult, child and infant victims.
- Initiating early use of an AED
- Providing appropriate rescue breaths
- Practicing two rescuer team CPR
- Relieving choking
Course Dates and Location:
CPR classes are offered on the first Saturday of every month starting at 9:00am. There are three (3) sessions, approximately half hour each, limited to two (2) people per session. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of our chosen session time. Classes will be located at Monterey County Regional Fire Station 7 (East Garrison) located at 13630 Sherman Blvd, Marina CA.
*Effective July 1, 2023, the Wednesday evening classes are cancelled.
TO REGISTER FOR A HANDS-ON SKILLS CLASS:
Go to mcrfd.coursestorm.com
- $80.00 Fee – Includes CPR Card and Training materials
The card will be emailed to you and can take up to 30 days. Should you have questions after reviewing the above information we can be reached at (831) 455-1828
For special request you may contact Rick Cathey at firstname.lastname@example.org
What to expect
This course is hands-on skills only and will take approximately 1/2 hour. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require you to work on your hands and knees, bending, standing and lifting. If you have any physical conditions that may prevent you from participating in the course, please notify one of the instructors when you arrive for the class.
The instructor will work to accommodate your needs within the stated course completion requirements.