Evanston Fire CPR Classes

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The early initiation of quality CPR has proven to increase the survival rate of patients who suffer a cardiac arrest. Combining community CPR with early defibrillation and advanced life support has proven to save lives.


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In order to better serve our community, the Evanston Fire Department is offering to the general public four courses that are authorized by the American Heart Association. Three are certification courses, and the last is informative.

 

Certifying Courses: If you want to be certified upon completion.

 

  • BLS CPR AED course (for Healthcare Professionals), is approximately 4 hours 

*The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in prehospital and in-facility environments. Students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years. (age 16 yo+)

Books Required and included in class cost:  BLS Student Manual

Class Cost: Resident $55/ Non-Resident $65

 

  • Heartsaver CPR AED course (General Public), is approximately 3 hours.

*Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for a job, regulatory (for example, OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years. (age 12 yo+)

Books Required and included in class cost: Heartsaver CPR AED Student Manual

Class Cost: Resident $50/ Non-Resident $60

 

  • Heartsaver First Aid & CPR Combo course (General Public), is approximately 7 hours.

*Heartsaver course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants, including CPR & AED. (age 12 yo+)

Books Required and included in class cost: Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Manual

Class Cost: Resident $80/ Non-Resident $100

 

Informative Course: If you are not looking to be certified, but would like to learn basic hands only CPR skills

  • Friends and Family CPR Course (General Public Non-Certifying), is approximately 1.5 hours

*Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life. (age 10 yo+)

Books Required and included in class cost: Family & Friends CPR Student Manual

Class Cost: Resident $25/ Non-Resident $30

 

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2019-2020 Classes:

 

2019 Dates

 

  • October 19th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (First Aid/CPR Combo)

  • November 5th, 6p.m. to 8 p.m.(Friends & Family Course)

  • November 13th, 6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

  • December 11th, 6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

 

2020 Dates

 

  • January 22nd,  6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

  • February 11th, 6p.m. to 8 p.m.(Friends & Family Course)

  • February 29th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (First Aid/CPR Combo)

  • March 11th,  6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

  • April 29th,  6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

  • May 9th, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (First Aid/CPR Combo)

  • May 12th, 6p.m. to 8 p.m.(Friends & Family Course)

  • June 3rd,  6 p.m. to 9/10 p.m.(CPR- Heartsaver & BLS)

 

All registration is done online through the link below

 

 

 

All Classes are located at

Fire Department Headquarters

909 Lake St., Evanston IL 60201

 

***If you are interested in a Private Group Class please complete the following request form

https://arts.formstack.com/forms/private_cpr_first_aid_class_request

 


Questions can be directed to Jennifer via email at evanstonfirecpr@cityofevanston.org or call the

CPR Hotline 847-866-5923 . Online Registration and payment must be received 48 hours prior to the class.

 

 

 

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