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AMERICAN RED CROSS FIRST AID AND CPR/AED-FPR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

COURSE DESCRIPTION:  The Department is offering a CPR/AED-FPR Certification course.  This course will train instructor candidates to teach basic-level American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED courses for the Professional Rescuer.  To participate in this course, you must possess a current basic-level American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED (or higher level) certification or equivalent.  This is a blended learning course consisting of online content, a pre-course skills session and classroom segments.  Online material must be completed prior to attending the classroom activities.  Each applicant must complete a one-hour on-line ARC course for admission into the program.  Information and a time line for completion will be forwarded to each candidate by the ARC.

INSTRUCTIONAL HOURS:  3 Day / 24 Hours

INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES:  Upon completion of this course, the student will possess the knowledge and skill to:   

  • Exhibit the characteristics required of an American Red Cross representative and role model.
  • Conduct courses in a manner that helps participants to stay engaged in the learning process.
  • Perform applicable first aid, CPR and AED skills at the appropriate level.
  • Ensure participants health and safety during training.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and reports.
  • Plan, organize, and conduct the first aid, CPR and AED courses in accordance with the requirements of the specific class they will be teaching.
  • Monitor participants practice and provide corrective feedback and encouragement that is consistent with the skill chart.
  • Recognize that the requirements in the skill assessment tool are criteria for ascertaining the proficiency of a participant's performance.
  • Choose the appropriate course and materials to meet the specific training needs of participants or groups.
     
    AUDIENCE:  PSP Enlisted

     PREREQUISITE(S):  Student must possess a current basic level American Red Cross CPR/AED First Aid Certification.

  
  
  
  
  
Notes
Not Offered at This TimeSergeant William J. Langman, 717-533-9111, Extension 329No
Maximum of 10 students

 

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