You can also try the online course followed by a 1-hour skills session.
I don't see a class that fits my schedule. You can take a look at our Santa Maria (34 miles) schedule or you can do a blended course where the cognitive portion is done online (about 2 hours in duration) and a skills session is performed with an instructor(about 1 hour in duration)
Do I need to purchase a textbook before coming to class? No, everything is provided for you on the day of the course.
This course is specially designed to train those responsible for children's health in meeting state-specific requirements. Backed by comprehensive state-by-state research, it meets the regulatory and credentialed training requirements for child-care workers in all 50 states.
Formatted to allow instructors to customize it to include all topics required, the core course covers:
Pediatric First Aid
Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers
Adult/Child CPR with Mask
Optional pediatric first aid modules are:
Pediatric first aid topics, including eye injuries; fever; suspected abuse; and snake, spider, scorpion, tick, and marine animal bites and stings
Infant CPR with Mask.
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course is intended for all individuals involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency involving a child, including:
child-care and foster-care workers
recreation and other community program staff
sports coaches and trainers
new parents, guardians, and other caretakers.
Course length can range from 2.5 hours to 8 hours, depending on needs and the modules taught, with skills practice (first aid) and skills testing (CPR & AED) by an American Heart Association instructor during the course.
Cancellations and Refunds:Any refunds will result in a $15 (fifteen-dollar) fee. Refunds will be given if notification is received at least three (3) working days prior to class. If you do not show up or are late for a class you have 2 months to re-take another course at no extra cost. Please give us notice if you plan on re-scheduling so that we can reserve you a seat.