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CPR/First Aid/AED Classes

These classes are for CSB/SJU students.  If CSB/SJU employees are interested, contact Marcia Mahlum mmahlum@csbsju.edu. If the class doesn't fill with students, employees can be added to a class.  

Non-CSB/SJU students or employees, please contact the local Red Cross or American Heart Association Chapters for course offerings.  Websites are available below.

Many non-healthcare employers accept either certification level (Heartsaver or BLS).  Check with employer on their requirements before registering to verify which certification you need.
 

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS:

American Heart Association Heartsaver certification - in class - for those who have never been certified before, or for those whose certifications have expired.  You will learn CPR, First Aid and how to use an AED in this course for adults, children and infants.  This is a 5-hour course.  Cost $45/person.  2 year certification.

AHA Basic Life Support Provider - in class - designed to teach healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR/AED individually or as part of a team for adults, children and infants.  You will learn bag-mask techniques, rescue breathing and choking for adults, children and infants as well.  Whether going into the healthcare profession or not, you can take this class.  This is a 5-hour course.  Cost $45/person.  2-year certification.

AHA online blended learning options - AHA offers a blended learning option for both Hertsaver and Basic Life Support for first time certification as well as recertification.  Go to www.heart.org to find the class you need and complete the classroom portion online.  CSB has instructors that can do your skills test for either the Heartsaver or Basic Life Support certifications.  Contact Marcia Mahlum for details.  Cost:  Student would pay directly for the online portion.  Test out:  $12/person paid at time of test out.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Re-certification Course - for those who have a current or are in a grace period with their Red Cross Lifeguard certification. You will also receive Lifeguard/CPR/First aid/AED re-certification good for 2 years from the American Red Cross. This is a 12-hour course. Cost is $75/person. For more detailed class information, click here.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Course - for those who are new to lifeguarding and need to complete the entire certification course, or for those who have let their certification lapse and need to retake the entire class.  You will also receive Lifeguard/CPR/First Aid/AED certification with your lifeguard certification good for 2 years from teh American Red Cross.  This is a 25-hour course.  Cost is $110/person. For more detailed class information, click here.

SPRING 2017 CLASS OFFERINGS:
CLASS 1: 
Basic Life Support Provider (class for those not currently certified)
Monday, Feb 20 & Tuesday, Feb 21 (must attend both dates)
6-8:30pm
CSB, Murray 003
Cost:  $45/person
Instructor:  Erin Ross

CLASS 2: THIS CLASS IS FULL
Basic Life Support Provider (class for those not currently certified)
Monday, March 20 & Tuesday, March 21 (must attend both dates)
6-8:30pm
CSB, Murray 003
Cost:  $45/person
Instructor:  Erin Ross

CLASS 3:  THIS CLASS IS FULL
Basic Life Support Provider (class for those not currently certified)
Sunday, April 2
9am-2pm
CSB, Murray 003
Cost:  $45/person
Instructor:  Marcia Mahlum

CLASS 4: 
ARC Lifeguard Certification
Friday, April 7 4-9pm, Saturday, April 8 9am-6pm, Sunday, April 9 9am-6pm
**must attend all dates & times
CSB Pool
Cost:  $110/person
Instructor:  Dan Eckberg

CLASS 5:
AHA HeartCode BLS - Blended Learning Option
Step 1:  Students would register online to complete the elearning classroom portion (cost is $28.50 paid online by student)
Step 2:  Contact Marcia Mahlum as the TRAINING CENTER to complete the skills and written test.  Cost for this is $12
Proof of completing step 1 must be brought to complete Step 2.  There is a certificate printout upon completion of online portion to print and bring with you
Website for details regarding this option HERE 

PAYMENT & REGISTRATION:

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER IN ORDER TO TAKE A CLASS IF IT'S NOT THE BLENDED LEARNING OPTION.
EMAIL mmahlum@csbsju.edu and indicate which class you would like to take.
Payment with exact cash or check, payable to CSB.  Payment is due at minimum 3 days before start of class to hold your spot. 
Drop off at the CSB Campus Recreation Desk.

QUESTIONS
:
Marcia Mahlum
Campus Recreation/Club Sports Director
HCC 12B
320-363-5992
mmahlum@csbsju.edu

CHAPTER WEBSITES:
http://www.redcross.org/
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/