CPR/1st Aid: $100
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This course is designed to teach the student the basics of care and treatment of the injured person. Upon completion, the student is awarded a First Aid and CPR card from the American Red Cross, or similar organization. To see CalESAR's requirements for qualifying medical courses, please look here.
Class room lectures, with labs & practice activities. (12 hours)
Skills emphasized include:
This year's class is the ASHI CPR Pro and Basic First Aid. It will include a pocket mask, a 2 year card from ASHI, and access to a digital versions of the texts to download or consult.
Q: I have a schedule conflict and cannot make the course listed on training calendar, what do I do?
A: You are free to take any qualifying course at your convenience. A description of what courses qualify is described here.
Q: I can only attend part of the class. What will I miss?
A: Saturday is the ASHI CPR Pro. Sunday is ASHI Basic First Aid.
Q: I already have my certification. Is there a recertification option? Can I test out?
A: Unfortunately, no. You need to take the full course.Q: I am a physician/medic/paramedic/EMT/etc. Must I take basic CPR/1st Aid?
A: No. If you have equivalent or higher medical certification, bring a copy of your certificate(s) to a Cal-ESAR meeting, or scan them and send the file to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Q: When must I complete my CPR/1st Aid class?