Los Angeles Career College is offering American Red Cross CPR courses, which follows all the Red Cross guidelines. The American Red Cross strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Red Cross Certificate is provided right after the class and is valid for 2 years.
of the course include:
- Certification through American Red Cross
- Certification card provided upon completion
- Card valid for 2 years
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training, who needs a course completion card in Red Cross First aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. The course is open for the public, such as teachers, coaches, and those requiring certification for their workplace, as well as for families and parents. The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program trains participants to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illness until advanced medical personnel take over.
The First Aid portion of the course is designed to provide rescuers the fundamental skills to recognize and treat medical emergencies. This course will teach students scene safety, the signs and symptoms of diabetes, stroke, and seizures and how to best treat these emergencies. Students will also learn how to control bleeding, treat for shock and burns, and minimize spinal damage due to head and spine injuries.
All the participants will learn how to respond to various emergencies. In the classroom, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from and interact with instructors, who are doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMTs with real life experiences, and who will guide you through hands-on practice of lifesaving skills.
The course will last roughly around 5 to 6 hours, followed by a short exam.
During the Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED course the students will be taught how to recognize and care for various first aid emergencies, including but not limited to:
- burns, cuts, scrapes
- sudden illnesses
- head, neck, back injuries
- heat and cold emergencies
- breathing and cardiac emergencies happened to victims of any age – adults (about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age)
- adult, child and infant CPR and AED use
All the participants will need to pass a short exam to get certified. Participants, who will successfully complete the course, will receive a same day certification valid for two years.