Adult CPR/AED Review

Program Purpose

Adult CPR and AED program is designed for persons who are occupationally required or desire to have CPR and AED knowledge and skills. The review course is to give participants the opportunity to review the course content within a formal class setting. The format optimizes a participant's ability to successfully complete the knowledge and skill tests. The responsibility for preparing for the written exam (if requested or required by an employer or state or local regulations) is shared by the instructor and participant.

Program Objectives

  • Describe how to recognize an emergency and size up the scene.
  • Explain how to activate and work with the emergency medical services (EMS) system.
  • Understand legal concepts as they apply to lay responders, including consent and the purpose of Good Samaritan laws.
  • Identify how to reduce the risk of disease transmission when giving care.
  • Demonstrate how to check a person who is responsive for life-threatening and non life-threatening conditions.
  • Demonstrate CPR and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for a person who is in cardiac arrest

Program Prerequisites

American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED certification or equivalent.

This page was last updated on: January 22, 2018