Prerequisites: Student must arrive at class on time with current textbook. The San Jacinto College bookstore is not open on weekends and closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday. See Note.
Note: The current textbook is required to attend class. Students MUST arrive at class on time. Late students or students without books will be sent home. Students sent home for these reasons will NOT be transferred to another class or receive a refund. The cost of the textbook is NOT included in the course cost.
This CPR course is for health care providers and professional rescuers. It will meet the requirements for initial certification and recertification for industrial rescue workers, nurses, nursing students, EMTs, and other allied health professionals involved with patient care. The class will include the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs), and provide the lifesaving skills for respiratory and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children, and infants. Successful completers will receive an American Heart Association (AHA) certification. The certification card for this course is titled Basic Life Support. The card is electronic and will be provided within 72 work-week hours.