CPR and First Aid Training

In 1960, a group of resuscitation pioneers combined mouth-to-mouth breathing with chest compressions to create Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, the lifesaving action we now call “CPR.” This action, when provided immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest, can double – even triple – a victim’s chance of survival.

CPR has saved lives for over 50 years!  Never taken a CPR class?  Need to renew your CPR certification?  We can help!

Which class do I need?

East Pierce Fire and Rescue teaches the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) curriculum.  The ASHI CPR, AED and Basic First Aid training programs help students develop basic first aid knowledge, skills and the confidence to respond.  ASHI classes are an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and conforms to the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR, ECC, and First Aid.


CPR and AED * (Adult/Child/Infant)

This course covers infant, child, and adult CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), AED (automated external defibrillator) training, and procedures for administering aid to choking victims. Students learn to recognize warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulties in children. This program teaches rescue breathing with and without the use of barrier devices. Upon completion of the course, students receive an ASHI CPR and AED card that is valid for two years from the date of issue.

Basic First Aid *

This course teaches rescuers to effectively treat ill or injured persons in the critical first minutes until emergency medical services personnel arrive. This course meets and exceeds standards set by the regulating agencies for first aid: Department of Labor & Industries, OSHA, and WISHA. Upon completion of this course, students receive an ASHI Basic First Aid card that is valid for two years from the date of issue.

CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid Combination *

This course combines both CPR and First Aid skills into one class. Upon completion of the course, students receive an ASHI CPR, AED and Basic First Aid card that is valid for two years from the date of issue.

* Note: Students are responsible for ensuring class certifications fulfill employer or other requirements. This class does not meet requirements for healthcare providers. Students must be at least 12 years of age.

Class Schedule, Location and Cost

2018 Class Schedule

Jan 20
Feb 17 or 23
Mar 17 or 29
Apr 14, 19 or 28
May 12 or 22
Jun 16, 21 or 28
Aug 18, 22 or 28
Sep 12 or 15
Oct 13 or 25
Nov 17
Dec 12

2019 Class Schedule

Jan 26
Feb 14 or 23
Mar 16 or 30
Apr 13 or 25
May 18
Jun 15 or 27
Aug 17 or 24
Sep 14 or 19
Oct 19 or 26
Nov 14 or 23
Dec 12

                     

Class Location

Headquarters Station
18421 Veterans Memorial Drive E, Bonney Lake 98391

Class Times

CPR and AED: 9:00am—12:30pm
Basic First Aid: 1:00—4:30pm

Cost (non-refundable)

Fire District Citizens (reside within East Pierce Fire & Rescue):

CPR Only:   $20
First Aid Only:   $20
CPR and First Aid:   $40


Non-District Citizens:

CPR Only:   $35
First Aid Only:   $35
CPR and First Aid:   $70

Class Registration

To register or inquire on class availability, call 253-863-1800, or register on-line.

Fee is due at time of registration. Payments are NOT accepted in class. We Accept: Visa, MasterCard, cash, or check.

 

Cancellation Policy

Registration fee is non-refundable. If a student is unable to attend the original scheduled class date, a three-day advance notice is required and a one-time transfer to another class date is permitted, at no additional cost.

Refunds will be issued if a class is cancelled by East Pierce Fire & Rescue.

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