At the YMCA, we know that every second counts in an emergency. We offer CPR and First Aid classes to our community so they can make the most of those precious seconds.
- Offered at the Oldham County and Southeast Family YMCAs
Sessions are offered throughout the year. Please contact the branch for detailed scheduling and upcoming sessions.
Starting at $47 for facility members
13 and up
In the CPR and First Aid classes, students are taught how to:
- Perform CPR for infants, children and adults
- Operate as one-person and two-person rescuers
- Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Use a barrier device during rescue breathing
- Relieve a foreign body airway obstruction
- Understand the Cardiac Chain of Survival
The American Heart Association CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Heartsaver First Aid Certification is for those with little to no medical training. Both certifications are good for two years.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certification is more advanced training for healthcare professionals such as lifeguards, nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, healthcare program students and allied health Professionals.
The American Safety Health Institute CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Basic First Aid Certifications are good for two years.
Use the button below to see upcoming sessions that are currently available for online registration. Please note, some sessions may only be open to YMCA staff.
If no sessions are available for registration, please contact the branch to learn when the next session is scheduled.
The American Heart Association’s core Heartsaver classroom courses, for those with little or no medical training, include Heartsaver First Aid, Heartsaver CPR AED and Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED.
The Healthcare Provider CPR/AED course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in- and out-of-hospital settings. This audience includes lifeguards, nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, healthcare program students and allied health professionals.
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