Escambia EMS Offering CPR And AED Classes

May 17, 2022

Escambia County EMS is offering CPR and AED classes to county residents.

The cost is $60 for the Heartsaver CPR AED Course and $75 for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers. Both include an ebook.

Both courses will take place at the Escambia County Public Safety building at 6575 North “W” Street in Pensacola.

To register, click or tap here to choose a class and date.

The Heartsaver CPR AED Course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. The Heartsaver CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely and effective manner. This course reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings. The American Heart Association’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. This course, like Heartsaver CPR AED, reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Comments

3 Responses to “Escambia EMS Offering CPR And AED Classes”

  1. Evelyn Johnson on May 21st, 2022 12:16 am

    If they use the money for equipment or other needs for the firehouse then I would be willing to pay for this service.

  2. Bmrklean on May 17th, 2022 9:57 pm

    That is quite expensive. I can get the same training for
    $25.00.

  3. Curious on May 17th, 2022 4:00 pm

    Does anyone else find it unconscionable to CHARGE for classes that could save lives? My local fire department chief teaching first aid plus supplies resuscitators in each class. They will also replace that resuscitator on an annual basis if it becomes damaged. This seems to me to be more important in the rural areas where the response time is not what larger municipalities have.

    Just something to think about…. your tax dollars at work or maybe Not





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