CPR/First Aid Courses

American Red Cross (ARC)

ARC Adult and Child CPR/AED and First Aid

For registered Girl Scout adults who will act as a group/troop first aider at any age level. Full presentation of course followed by the practical exam. Learn how to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in adults, including the use of automated external defibrillators (AED). Also, how to respond to common first aid emergencies, including burns; cuts; head, neck and back injuries and more. CPR/AED and First Aid certification is valid for 2 years. A course textbook may be borrowed during the course, or purchased for $8.50.

Prerequisite:  Must have completed the volunteer application prior to registering.

Time Commitment: 6 hours

Fee: $25.00

ARC Adult and Child CPR/AED and First Aid Review

For people currently certified in ARC Adult & Child CPR/AED and First Aid who would like to renew their certification and stay current. Review courses will have a short review session followed by the practical exams. CPR/AED and First Aid re-certification is valid for 2 years. A course textbook may be borrowed during the course, or purchased for $8.50.

Prerequisite: current certification in ARC CPR/AED and First Aid. 

Time Commitment: 4 hours  

Fee: $25.00

ARC Adult and Child CPR/AED and First Aid Challenge

For people currently certified or whose certification has expired; who are confident in their skills and who would like to renew their certification. Challenge courses will be a testing situation only. CPR/AED and First Aid re-certification is valid for 2 years. A course textbook may be borrowed during the course, or purchased for $8.50. If cannot pass Challenge, then you must take full course.

Prerequisite: Girl Scout adult volunteer registration with a current or expired certification in ARC CPR/AED and First Aid

Time Commitment: 1 hour  

Fee: $25.00

ARC First Aid

For registered Girl Scout adults, this training covers the basics of first aid. Additional CPR/AED training will be required for adults to act as group/troop first aider. Course will have a full presentation of materials followed by the practical exams. First Aid certification is valid for 2 years. A course textbook may be borrowed during the course, or purchased for $8.50.  

Prerequisite: Must have completed the volunteer application prior to registering.

Time Commitment: 3 hours  

Fee: $17.00

ARC CPR/AED and First Aid Instructor Training Course

The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross basic-level First Aid, CPR and AED courses.

Prerequisite: Girl Scout adult volunteer registration with a current certification in ARC/AHA First Aid and Adult, Infant & Child CPR/AED

Time Commitment: 30 hours  

Fee: $

American Heart Association (AHA)

AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED

For registered Girl Scout adults who will act as a group/troop first aider at any age level. This course teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid/choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  Participants should bring their own lunch and drinks.  CPR and First Aid certifications are valid for 2 years. 

Prerequisite: Must have completed the volunteer application prior to registering

Time Commitment: 8 hours

Fee: $18.00

American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI)

ASHI CPR AED

This course covers adult, child and infant CPR, use of an AED, choking and how to use a breathing barrier. Course is physical and hands-on. Participants who feel they may have difficulty with the physical aspects of practicing CPR should contact the instructor about accommodations. A textbook is not included in course fee but one may be purchased for $8.00.

Fee: $18.00

ASHI First Aid

This course covers the basic first aid principles, medical & environmental emergencies, injuries, and what to do until advanced help arrives.  A textbook is not included in course fee but one may be purchased for $8.00

Fee: $14.00