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CPR Training in San Francisco

CPR Training in San Francisco CPR is the best you will find in California. We offer students quality programs for BLS and ALS training, even during evenings and weekends. Credentials are valid for two years once you receive them from our provider, and they can be renewed for another two years if you sign up for re-certification training before they expire. All our programs are certification programs, but the program for the public is an optional certification program. More details on all our training courses are discussed below, as well as on the San Francisco CPR website.

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Training programs: BLS – Basic Life Support

Heartsaver CPR/AED with first aid

Trainees: general public

Length: 4 hours, 1 day

Curriculum: teaches trainees basic CPR skills on adult victims (one-person rescue), how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and simple first aid skills like bandaging.

Re-certification: not available

Credentials: Given after a post-skills test (optional)

Heartsaver CPR/AED with first aid (C)

Trainees: healthcare providers, students in healthcare

Length: 4.5 hours, 1 day

Curriculum: same as Heartsaver CPR/AED with first aid for the general public

Re-certification: not available

Credentials: Given after a practical and written exam (mandatory)

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Trainees: Healthcare providers

Length: 4.5 hours, 1 day

Pre-requisites: pass the pre-test

Curriculum: teaches basic CPR skills, first aid, and use of AEDs, two-person rescue, 2010 BLS guidelines from the American Heart Association

Re-certification: 4 hours

Credentials: Given after a practical and written exam (mandatory)

Training programs: ALS – Advanced Life Support

These programs are mainly for healthcare professionals such as nurses, medical technologists, therapists, and the like.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Trainees: healthcare professionals

Length: 16 hours, 2 days

Pre-requisites: BLS for healthcare providers credential, pass the pre-test

Curriculum: basic CPR skills for rescuing an adult victim in a clinical area, use of the crash cart (equipment such as bag valve masks, manual defibrillators), pharmacology for adults

Re-certification: 5-6 hours

Credentials: Given after a practical and written exam (mandatory)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Trainees: healthcare professionals

Length: 14 hours, 2 days

Pre-requisites: BLS for healthcare providers credential, pass the pre-test

Curriculum: basic CPR skills for rescuing an pediatric* victim in a clinical area, use of the crash cart (equipment such as bag valve masks, manual defibrillators), pharmacology for pediatric patients

Re-certification: 6-8 hours

Credentials: Given after a practical and written exam (mandatory)

*pediatric patients are people younger than 18 years of age

Enrolment and sign-up

The San Francisco CPR website has our complete contact details, including a telephone number and e-mail you can use to contact our staff regarding sign up. The website also has an online application form that trainees can fill out with personal information and details regarding their chosen program and schedule, as well as any special requests. However, students will still need to drop by in person before the start of training to complete any paperwork as well as settle all training fees. Students will find that San Francisco CPR has the lowest training fees in the area; other providers cannot compare with our quality of training and very affordable rates.

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