CPR & FIRST AID CLASSES

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Bennington Rescue is a training site for the American Heart Association.

If we do not have a class listed that meets your needs, do not worry!

Contact us at cpr@benningtonrescue.org and we may be able to assist with a course offering at your school, business, house of worship, community group, or even a group of family & friends.

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WHAT IS CPR CLass LIKE? 

Bennington Rescue offers a safe, fun, and educational atmosphere. We want you to be ready to act when you are needed. You will walk away from Bennington Rescue CPR training with the skills you need to save a life. Our team of instructors are here to ensure that you have all the resources and training you need to succeed! 

WHO NEEDS CPR TRAINING?

Everyone should be CPR trained! Cardiac arrest survival is most likely with early CPR. Minutes do save lives. If you are able to provide life-saving CPR until an ambulance arrives, the chances of surviving an out of hospital cardiac arrest increase.

HEARTSAVER CPR & FIRST AID

Heartsaver Courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Options include:

  • CPR AED course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants.

  • First Aid CPR AED course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

  • Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 U.S. states.

  • Bloodborne Pathogens course is a classroom or online course teaches students how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. This course can be offered at your location in combination with a CPR AED or First Aid CPR AED course.

Contact us at cpr@benningtonrescue.org to arrange HeartSaver training for you or your group at your location or our station.

WHAT CPR COURSES DO YOU OFFER?

BLS for HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS

The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.

This course is for professional healthcare rescuers such as EMRs, EMTs, AEMTs, paramedics, nurses & nursing students, nurse practitioners, medical assistants, dental assistants, occupational & physical therapists, physician assistants, physicians, etc. We offer this course as initial training and renewal. Successful students receive a two-year course completion eCard from the American Heart Association.

COURSE DETAILS

When: We have courses each month (except January & August). Click on the link below to see our course listings.

Cost:

  • $65 for just the course, students must obtain their own manual

  • $90 for the course and ebook manual

Length: about 4 hours depending on class size and experience of students.

Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please advise our educational staff prior to class of any physical limitations so that reasonable accommodations can be made. NOTE: if you are unable to complete the skills portion of testing you will not be eligible to receive a course completion card.

EMPLOYERS

Bennington Rescue can provide education for your team at your workplace or at our station. We can arrange for employer discounts, invoicing, or other options to arrange ongoing training for your team. Please contact us at training@benningtonrescue.org to discuss options!


FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe airway block for adults, children, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life. Bennington Rescue can schedule this training for your small or large group at your location or our station. Contact us at cpr@benningtonrescue.org to arrange a Family & Friends CPR Course.


special offers

We do offer group pricing and discounts for military, emergency services, fire, law enforcement, college & high school students, and certain non-profit agencies. Contact us at cpr@benningtonrescue.org to find out more!