CPR & First Aid Training Classes
Delaware County Community College offers American Heart Association classes in CPR and First Aid Training for healthcare providers and members of the community. All classes are offered at the Marple Campus unless otherwise noted.
This course teaches students to the American Heart Association standards. It is recommended for all licensed and certified healthcare professionals and teaches them how to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team. BLS students will learn rescue techniques for adults, children and infants.
|Saturday, September 10||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||2997|
|Saturday, September 24||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||2998|
|Saturday, October 15||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||2999|
|Saturday, November 5||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||3000|
|Saturday, November 19||9 a.m.-1 p.m.||3001|
The AHA Instructor Course has three components which each instructor candidate must complete prior to being able to teach a course. The first component is the Instructor Essentials Course required for all disciplines and is conducted online. The second component is your discipline specific course in BLS, ACLS, PALS, or PEERS conducted in a classroom setting. The third component is being monitored while teaching a course by a Training Center or Regional Faculty within 6 month of completing a course. This course covers the BLS discipline specific curriculum including CPR for adults, child, infants, choking, the use of an AED and first aid. The curriculum will cover AHA history, preparing for a course, teaching the course, testing, closure, Training Center specifics including rosters and e-card processing, and keeping current. The course is a mixture of lecture and candidate participation with role playing and candidate demonstrating both skill and cognitive knowledge proficiency.
|Friday & Saturday, September 16 & 17||6-10 p.m.
8 a.m.-5 p.m.
This American Heart Association course will recertify current BLS Instructors. It includes Basic Life Support skill renewal, methods of instruction and CPR certification demonstration of program knowledge, review of administrative requirements and e-card processing.
This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches baby sitters, child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant. The course includes the Four Steps of Pediatric First Aid and modules in Child/Infant CPR AED.
ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.
|Saturday & Sunday, October 29 & 30||8 a.m.-4 p.m.||3002|
This course is designed for employee training of companies, corporations, and businesses that are designated as First Responders to a first aid or medical emergency. This program is also good for scout leaders, sporting coaches, baby sitters, and child care facilities. This program is open to anyone who wishes to take this training.
This course is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course using a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation and team dynamics. The goal of the Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.
After successful completion of the AHA online learning module, you can call the College to set up a convenient time to complete the skills verification and testing required to receive your certification. We offer BLS and ACLS skills verification and testing.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification -$ 53, includes CPR card
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - $70, includes CPR card
Call 610-723-6315 for more information and to register