CPR

The purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment or advanced training in the building construction industry.

Introduction:

This CPR course teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child, and infant victims. Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for a job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Career Opportunities:

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize when someone needs CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
  • Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

Location and Hours:

  • American Adult Education Center (Certificate – 25 Hours)
  • Hialeah Miami Lakes Adult Education Center (Certificate – 25 Hours)

Healthcare Occupations

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