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CPR & First Aid Classes

During the academic year, TCNJ EMS offers classes in BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED) and Heartsaver First Aid with our own instructors through the American Heart Association. For course descriptions, dates, registration, and rates, please click on the drop-down menus below.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers covers Adult, Child, and Infant 1-Rescuer and 2-Rescuer CPR and use of an AED. It includes the teaching and use of a CPR Pocket Mask and a Bag-Valve Mask.
  • HeartSaver First Aid
    • Heartsaver First Aid covers BSI/PPE (Body Substance Isolation/Personal Protective Equipment), Basic Patient Evaluation (Determining the Problem), Using an Epinephrine Auto-Injector (EpiPen), Bandaging and How to Stop Bleeding(including tourniquets), as well as briefly going over how to handle many other situations such as bee stings, hot/cold emergencies, strokes, shock, and broken bones (splinting).

CLASS SCHEDULE — Fall 2016

  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Saturday, September 10, 10am to 2pm
  • HeartSaver First Aid-Sunday, September 18, 10am to 1:30pm
  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Saturday, September 24, 10am to 2pm
  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Saturday, October 15, 10am to 2pm
  • HeartSaver First Aid-Sunday, October 16, 10am to 1:30pm
  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Saturday, November 5, 10am to 2pm
  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Sunday, November 13, 10am to 2pm
  • HeartSaver First Aid-Saturday, Saturday, November 19, 10am to 1:30pm
  • BLS (CPR/AED) for Healthcare Providers-Saturday, December 3, 10am to 2pm
  • HeartSaver First Aid-Sunday, December 4, 10am to 1:30pm
  • Registration form: here
    QUESTIONS/COMMENTS/CONCERNS email tcnjemstraining@tcnj.edu

PRICES, DISCOUNTS & GROUP RATES

CLASS PRICES & DISCOUNTS
For the Fall 2015 semester, BLS for Healthcare Providers costs $80*, and HeartSaver First Aid costs $60. The costs of these classes include a book, the class, and a certification card that is good for 2 years. At the end of each class, participants will receive a letter certifying them until they receive their cards. Please note that the CPR classes are taught on a Healthcare Provider level, but can be used in almost any club or professional setting, including teaching, working in a gym, or working in a hospital, to name a few.

*TCNJ faculty, staff, and students, with proper identification, are entitled to a $5 discount on BLS for Healthcare Provider Courses.

GROUP RATES
Please email tcnjemstraining@tcnj.edu if you would like information on organizing a private class for your organization. We offer group rates.

REGISTRATION & PAYMENT

CLASS REGISTRATION
To register for any of these classes, please fill out this short form: here.

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email tcnjemstraining@tcnj.edu.

Please email tcnjemstraining@tcnj.edu if you would like information on organizing a private class for your organization. We offer group rates.

CLASS PAYMENT
Payment in advance is required to reserve your seat, and is non-refundable. Spots are not guaranteed the day of the class without prior payment. Once enrolled, you are obligated to attend the class. Payment can be made in the form of cash or checks made payable to TCNJ EMS.

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