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.

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


This page was last updated on: January 22, 2018