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American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid: Recertification Course

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Monday, May 20, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid: Recertification...

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Critera for Title IV-E Class Participants: Must be directly involved with care of foster children, Must be at least 18 years of age, Must live in the same residence as the licensed foster parent, if the facility is a private home. Must live in Ventura County
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American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED: Recertification Course

Prerequisite: Must bring current American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification cards

Course details

Class begins at 1:00 pm and is scheduled through 5:00 pm. Class may end earlier depending on class size and participant skill levels. Late arrivals are not permitted. Lunch is on your own. Sign in begins at 12:45 pm. Please bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope for the instructor to mail your certificate to you. (If you need your card the day of the class, we advise taking the course directly from a local American Red Cross chapter.)

 

About the curriculum

The purpose of this American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED course is to  recertify participants in skills necessary to recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. This course recertifies participants in skills needed to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

This course emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency and provides instruction on appropriate care for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses that lay responders may encounter in their workplaces, schools, communities and homes. The program content includes the knowledge and skills necessary for participants to safely identify and give appropriate care, regardless of the type of emergency.

Red Cross certification means that on a particular date an instructor verified that a participant demonstrated competency in all required skills taught in the course. Competency is defined as being able to demonstrate correct decision-making, sequence care steps properly, and proficiently complete all required skills without any coaching or assistance. To complete the course successfully, the participant must:

               Attend all class sessions

               Participate in all course activities

               Demonstrate competency in all required skills

               Successfully participate in an end-of-course scenario

This course reflects the 2010 Consensus on Science for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the Guidelines 2010 for First Aid. These treatment recommendations and related training guidelines have been reviewed by the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council, a panel of nationally recognized experts in fields that include emergency medicine, occupational health, sports medicine, school and public health, emergency medical services (EMS), aquatics, emergency preparedness and disaster mobilization.

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If you require assistance due to disability or other special needs, please let us know in advance so that reasonable accommodations may be made.

 

Have questions about American Red Cross CPR/AED/First Aid: Recertification Course? Contact Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

When & Where

975 Flynn Rd
Camarillo, 93012

Monday, May 20, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT)


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Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is one of the largest providers of mental health services for children and families on California’s central coast. We serve over 430 families daily, many of whom have faced abuse and neglect, severe emotional disturbances, mental health challenges, multiple out-of-home placements, and a variety of other challenges.

Our campus and community services include: Emergency Shelter, Residential Treatment, Non-Public School, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy, Health Services Clinic, Therapeutic Behavioral Services/Intensive Behavioral Services, Wraparound, and Emergency Crisis Response.

Visit www.casapacifica.org for more information.

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