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CPR/First Aid/AED Classes

Campus Recreation offers Basic CPR, First Aid, AED  and Lifeguard American Red Cross (ARC) certification courses AND American Heart Association BLS classes for CSB/SJU students throughout the academic year.  Many employers accept either certification.  Check with employer on their requirements before registering.

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.  Both are a 2-year certification.  If you are not a student or an employee on our campus, please contact the local Red Cross or American Heart Association Chapters for course offerings.

NURSING STUDENTS:  St. Cloud Hospital requires proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support at the Health Care Provider level, if applicable to role.  They no longer accept documentation from other BLS classes, such as American Red Cross.   Therefore, we have set up American Heart Association Classes Basic Life Support (BLS) classes as well!!!  This course if ror healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.   This is a 4-hour course so you only need to register for one of the dates.


AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES OFFERED:
Basic CPR/FA/AED certification - for those who have never been certified before, or for those whose certifications have expired.  This is a 5-hour course.  Cost $45/person.

CPR/FA/AED Refresher - for those who are currently certified but need to refresh their skills to recertify.  This is a 3-hour course.  Cost $30/person.

CPR/FA/AED Skill Challenge - for those who are currently certified and confident in their skills.  No instruction will be given.  You can come in, go through 2-3 scenarios and demonstrate skills/responses accordingly.  This is a pass/fail to become re-certified.  Failure to perform skills properly will mean that you would have to challenge again on another date or complete the refresher course.  Cost $15/person.  Contact Marcia Mahlum to set up a time and date.

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 $85/person. For more detailed class information, click here.

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.

CLASS 1: 
ARC Basic Adult and Pediatric CPR, FA, AED certification  (class for those not currently certified)
Dates:  Februay 15 and 16 (must attend both dates)
Time:  6-8:30pm
Location:  Murray 002, CSB
Cost:  $45/person
Instructor: Erin Ross

 

AMERICAN HEART BLS FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER COURSE WILL COVER:

  •        1 and 2 person  CPR/AED for adults, children and infants
  •        Bag-mask techniques
  •        Rescue breathing and choking for adults, children and infants

    Class 3: THIS CLASS IS FULL
    AHA, BLS for the health care provider re-certification (must provide proof of current certification)
    Sunday, April 3
    1-4pm
    CSB Alum Hall
    Cost:  $30/person
    Instructor:  Susie Wistrom


Class 4:  THIS CLASS IS FULL
AHA, BLS for the health care provider certification (class for those not currently certified)
Monday, April 4
6-10pm
CSB Alum Hall
Cost:  $45/person
Instructor:  Susie Wistrom


Class 5:  THIS CLASS IS FULL
AHA, BLS for the health care provider re-certification (must provide proof of current certification)

Monday, April 18
6-9pm
CSB Alum Hall
Cost:  $30/person
Instructor:  Susie Wistrom

 

Class 6:
Red Cross Lifeguard Certification 
Fri, April 1 6-10pm, Sat, April 2 9am-6pm and Sun, April 3 9am-6pm (must attend all dates and times)
CSB Pool
Cost:  $110/person
Instructor:  Dan Eckberg


The Life-guarding course teaches participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies in a pool environment. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Upon successful completion (passing skill tests and written tests), participants will receive the American Red Cross certificate Life-guarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, recognized as valid for two years. This is the certificate needed to seek employment as a lifeguard at most facilities utilizing Red Cross lifeguards.

  • This course is for those taking training for the first time or those whose certifications have expired. The only prerequisites are age and the pre-course swimming skills test.
  • This course is taught with all sessions being in person. Participants will partake in classroom work as well as pool skill sessions.

 

PAYMENT & REGISTRATION:

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER IN ORDER TO TAKE A CLASS.
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 one week before start of class to hold your spot. 
Drop off at the Campus Recreation Desk.

QUESTIONS
:
Marcia Mahlum
HCC Facilities and Recreation Director
HCC 12A
320-363-5992
mmahlum@csbsju.edu

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