American Heart Association CPR and First Aid

 

We Help Save Lives and Teach You How.

DID YOU KNOW

Once the heart ceases to function, a healthy human brain may survive without oxygen for up to 4 minutes without suffering any permanent damage.  Due to the varying EMS response time, it is critical to provide oxgenated blood to the victims brain.  Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) can provide oxygenated blood to the victim's brain and the heart, dramatically increasing the person chance of survival.  You can assist by knowing how to properly deliver CPR.  Tri-Couty Technical College, is an authorized training center, which offers a variety of courses properly training in the delivery of CPR.

COURSE OVERVIEW

If you are a health care professional or allied health student, this course is designed to train participants to save lives of victims in cardiac arrest through high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  Knowing how to perform CPR both in and out of hospital settings is essential.  You will be trained to promptly recognize cardiac arrests, give high quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) as part of a team and individually.  You will also learn how to relieve choking.  A skills and written test is required. 

COURSE OFFERINGS

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS (Adult, Child, Infant, AED)

The AHA's BLS is a classroom, video-based, instructor led course for healthcare professinals.  This course teaches students how to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.  A course completion card is earned upon successful completion which is valid for two years.

HEARTSAVER FIRST AID CPR AED 

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrives.  Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.  A course completion card is earned upon successful skills completion which is valid for two years.

HEARTSAVER PEDIATRIC FIRST AID CPR AED (Designed for child care workers)

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course covers the Four Steps of Pediatric First Aid and modules in Pediatric First Aid, Child/Infant CPR AED, Adult CPR AED, and Asthma Care Training.  A course completion card is earned upon successful skills completion which is valid for two years.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS

This course is for people who have a reasonable chance of coming into contact with blood or blood-containing materials as part of their job responsibilities.  A course completion card is awarded after an extensive overview.

Our courses can assist employers in meeting workplace compliance with OSHA guidelines.  In addition to our open enrollment schedule of courses, can bring CPR and First Aid to your worksite or organization.

 

For more information, call (864) 646-1700 or toll free 866-269-5677, Ext 1700
(within the 864 area code) or e-mail conted@tctc.edu

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For additional class offerings, visit our full course listing and schedule of classes.

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Contact Us

Corporate & Community Education
(864) 646-1700
Toll-free (within the 864 Area Code) at 1-866-269-5677, ext. 1700
conted@tctc.edu

Office Hours:

Pendleton Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Anderson Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

Easley Campus
Monday through Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: Hours vary weekly

You may also register online by going to www.tctc.edu/learn