American Heart Association CPR Classes

The Lenexa Fire Department provides American Heart Association training in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and First Aid. There are two class types that are available for instruction, Heartsaver CPR/ AED/ First Aid class and BLS for Health Care Providers as shown below. All instructors are licensed by the American Heart Association. Classes are typically taught at our training facility at Fire Station #3, located at 24000 Prairie Star Parkway in Lenexa.

 


 

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED This is a 6 hour class for the general public.  The cost of this class is $60. We will provide a student manual and a CPR card at the successful completion of the class. 

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. 

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

A minimum of four participants is required to conduct each class. Registration closes seven days prior to the scheduled class date. Fees will be refunded or you may elect to defer to a later class if registration limits are not satisfied.

Class schedules and registration

 


 

Heartsaver CPR AED This is a 4 hour class for the general public.  The cost of this class is $40. We will provide a student manual and a CPR card at the successful completion of the class.

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

A minimum of four participants is required to conduct each class. Registration closes seven days prior to the scheduled class date. Fees will be refunded or you may elect to defer to a later class if registration limits are not satisfied.

Class schedules and registration

 


 

BLS for Health Care Providers  This is a 5 hour class for the general public.  The cost of this class is $50. We will provide a student manual and a CPR card at the successful completion of the class.

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

A minimum of four participants is required to conduct each class. Registration closes seven days prior to the scheduled class date. Fees will be refunded or you may elect to defer to a later class if registration limits are not satisfied.

Class schedules and registration

 


 

Hands Only CPR This is a no cost training that will be held in various locations throughout the city.

Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an “out-of-hospital” setting (such as at home, at work or in a park).

For more information and to register for a class
Contact Station 1 at 913.888.6380.

 

 



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