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Which CPR Class is Right for Me?

Jul 13th 2020

There are instances in which you are required to take CPR classes. However, there are different types of classes to choose from. You can get BLS, CPR and first aid classes from the American Heart Association and American Safety & Health here at Start CPR 1st in Phoenix.Sometimes it may be difficult to figure out which training is required for your job. Do not fear we are here to help clear up any common misconceptions. The info-graphic below shows the most common CPR training courses. After a brief explanation of each, you can see which jobs require what course. Some training standards an
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Staying CPR | BLS | First Aid Certified during the Coronavirus -COVID-19

Posted by Instructor on Jun 18th 2020

Staying CPR | BLS | First Aid Certified during the Coronavirus -COVID-19
In the time of a global pandemic there has never been a greater need to learn CPR. Many of us citizens are doing our part to help reduce/stop the spread. Many of us have been asked to quarantine or stay-at-home to stop the spread, but it also involves us knowing how to administer live saving skills should a situation arise. Hospitals are reaching high capacities so it is imperative that bystanders have the skills to aid, if a life threatening situation arises.  There are many of you who have already been trained and certified in CPR or BLS and are needing to renew your certifications
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COVID-19 Notice

Apr 5th 2020

Note from the AHA for BLS Provider Cards: Interim Guidance on Extensions for AHA Provider Cards during COVID-19 Outbreak, April, 2020The AHA recommends that employers and regulatory bodies consider extending recognition of an AHA BLS Provider Card beyond its renewal date, for up to 120 days. Please note that it is ultimately up to the discretion of employers and regulatory bodies who require current AHA Provider Cards to consider allowing extensions during this time.Start CPR 1st is currently still holding a limited amount of classes. The health and safety of our students and Instructors
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BLS Skills Testing

Jun 11th 2019

WHAT TO EXPECT...Upon arrival, you will be asked to present your Part 1 online Certificate of Completion. You can also email it to the office before class. Please confirm it was received. SKILLS PRACTICE AND TESTINGPlease make sure you're comfortable performing the following skills:Chest CompressionsPocket-mask ventilationsBag-mask ventilationUse of the AED (defibrillator)Your instructor will test your skills by having you to perform a scenario without any assistance or intervention from the instructor. Once the adult check-off is complete, you'll then follow the same process for the infa
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​CPR, First Aid Classes and Online CPR Certification

Jul 30th 2018

The Internet makes it easier to acquire skills, get an education and even earn a degree in today’s world. Getting a certification in any field has become way easier than it was in the last decade. Several educational and learning institutions have online portals for CPR Classes that can be accessed by interested persons from across the country. For example, the American Heart Association offers E-Learning blending courses.CPR certification is available for anyone who registers for the course. The online portion can be completed on average in about 1.5 hours. Then users will need to com
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What is the difference between ASHI CPR AED and AHA Heartsaver training here in PHOENIX?

Jul 30th 2018

    There are instances in which you are required to take CPR classes. However, there are different types of classes to choose from. You can get BLS classes from the American Heart Association here at Start CPR 1st in Phoenix. We also offer CPR and First Aid classes from the American Safety and Health Institute.Sometimes it can seem difficult to choose the right CPR class. Below are a couple things to help you.When choosing among CPR classes, you should determine which type of certification you need. You can choose between a standard (lay persons) and a healthcare BL
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