Learn how to recognize symptoms of a heart attack, what to do about them; when and how to do CPR on adults (anyone 12 years or older); choke rescue and rescue breathing; and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Upon successful completion, students receive a Certificate for Adult CPR & AED Training (valid for 1 year).
Teaches rescue breathing, choking rescue, Adult, Infant, and Child CPR, accessing Emergency Medical Services (EMS), how to prevent heart disease, and how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Ideal for a California teaching credential.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is to provide individuals, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians.
Basic Food Safety™ from FoodHandler is a basic, online course which provides an overview of the safe food handling principles used in the activities performed by Mass Care feeding workers in support of a disaster relief operation.NOTE: This is a contracted course from an outside Red Cross vendor and is available in English and Spanish.
This course provides training for daycare providers in pediatric first aid, injury prevention, and to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies. When combined with California Child Care: Preventative Health and Safety it meets the legal requirements of the California Health and Safety Code (AB 243).
This course provides training for daycare providers to prevent infectious diseases, care for ill children and check for immunizations in the child care setting. When combined with California Child Care: CPR and Pediatric First Aid it meets the legal requirements of the California Health and Safety Code (AB 243).
This course is designed for professional rescuers or healthcare providers who have already taken the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course and feel confident in their skills. NO INSTRUCTION WILL BE GIVEN. Students must come to class prepared for a written test and a skills test on a manikin.
Upon passing both tests, students will receive a certificate valid for two years in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Note: Lifeguards will receive certificates in CPR/AED for Lifeguards valid for one year.
This course trains new Red Cross disaster caseworkers how to conduct effective client interviews and provide appropriate assistance to help meet a client’s immediate disaster-caused or disaster-aggravated needs.
Collaborating to Ensure Effective Service Delivery
Length: 8 Hours | Course Code: 30894
This course is designed to prepare Red Cross employees and volunteers to establish collaborative relationships that contribute to coordinated disaster response and help to ensure inclusive and effective service delivery. This course will also prepare participants to begin conducting liaison activities in a chapter and establish a foundation upon which they can build toward a career as a liaison in the Disaster Services Human Resources (DSHR) System.
For participants who “have a duty to respond” in an emergency and need to use more advanced techniques. Course includes basic CPR skills for adults, children, and infants; two-rescuer CPR training; use of a resuscitation mask, a bag-valve mask, and an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Students will receive a certificate valid for two years in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Healthcare Provider. Note: Lifeguards will receive certificates in CPR/AED for Lifeguards valid for one year.
Este curso ofrece capacitación para los proveedores de guarderías en primeros auxilios pediátricos, prevención de lesiones y para responder a las emergencias respiratorias y cardíacas. Cuando se combina con el cuidado de niños en California: salud preventiva y de seguridad que cumple los requisitos legales de la Salud de California y el código de seguridad (AB 243)
Este curso ofrece capacitación para los proveedores de guarderías para prevenir enfermedades infecciosas, el cuidado de los niños enfermos y de verificación de las inmunizaciones en los centros de atención infantil. Cuando se combina con el cuidado de niños en California: RCP y primeros auxilios pediátricos cumple con los requisitos legales de la Salud de California y el código de seguridad (AB 243)
This course provides a general overview of the tasks performed by Red Cross Disaster Assessment workers in support of a disaster relief operation and a local incident such as a single or multi-family fire.
This learning experience consists of a series of brief presentations and interactive discussions focused on the instructional techniques, course structure and delivery methods required to meet the diverse learning needs of disaster course participants.
The Personal Preparedness Train-the-Trainer course is offered to train representatives of businesses, community-based organizations, neighborhood groups, service clubs, government agencies, schools and faith communities in disaster preparedness.
Emergency Operations Center / Incident Command Liaison
Length: 8 hrs | Course Code: 30895
This course is to prepare Red Cross employees and volunteers who will be assigned to government and emergency settings to work collaboratively with Red Cross partners, helping to ensure a coordinated response that results in effective service delivery.
This course prepares Red Cross employees and volunteers to operate an Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) and its equipment safely and effectively to meet feeding and other service needs of people affected by disaster.
Teaches Adult, Infant, and Child CPR; rescue breathing; and choking rescue. You will also learn how to treat cuts, bruises, bone and muscle injuries, shock, bleeding and other first aid emergencies. This course is designed to meet OSHA guidelines for the workplace.
Teaches rescue breathing, choking rescue and adult one-rescuer CPR. You will also learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest, plus how to treat cuts, bruises, bone and muscle injuries, shock, bleeding and other first aid emergencies. This course is designed to meet OSHA guidelines for the workplace.
Participants will be instructed on basic forklift operations. This class will be held at the Distribution Center (Warehouse) in Alameda located at 650 West Ranger Avenue, and NOT the classroom in Alameda.
This course prepares licensed mental health professionals to provide for and respond to the psychological needs of people across the continuum of disaster preparedness, response and recovery. CEU's are available for this class. Contact ARCBADSTraining@usa.redcross.org for more information.
Fundamentals of Chapter Disaster Operations Management
Length: 2 days | Course Code: ARC 3081-30
This course consists of a series of presentations, class discussions and small table group activities during which participants perform in the role of a chapter disaster relief operation director. The activities require course participants to apply their disaster knowledge, experience and critical thinking abilities to the complex challenges of developing and resourcing effective service delivery plans that meet the needs of the disaster-affected community.
The purpose of this course is to introduce the critical role of Disaster Assessment, explore related preparedness tasks, learn how to collect and communicate disaster assessment information, and become familiar with how disaster assessment information supports management and service delivery decisions.
This course prepares licensed health professionals to either work in their local chapter or be deployed to a Red Cross disaster relief operation and function as health professionals within the Health Services Protocols. You must have a current professional license to practice as a CNA, EMT, LPN/LVN, PA, RN or MD.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Infant & Child CPR course is to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.
IS 100 - Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)
Length: Self-study | Course Code: FEMAIS100
ICS 100, Introduction to the Incident Command System, introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) and provides the foundation for higher level ICS training. This course describes the history, features and principles, and organizational structure of the Incident Command System. It also explains the relationship between ICS and the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
IS 200 - ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
Length: Self-study | Course Code: FEMAIS200
ICS 200 is designed to enable personnel to operate efficiently during an incident or event within the Incident Command System (ICS). ICS-200 provides training on and resources for personnel who are likely to assume a supervisory position within the ICS.
IS 700a - National Incident Management System (NIMS), An Introduction
Length: Self-study | Course Code: FEMAIS700
This course introduces NIMS and takes approximately three hours to complete. It explains the purpose, principles, key components and benefits of NIMS. The course also contains "Planning Activity" screens giving you an opportunity to complete some planning tasks during this course. The planning activity screens are printable so that you can use them after you complete the course.
In the Lay Responder Instructor course students will learn how to teach CPR, AED, and First Aid at the "lay responder" level. This course has prerequisites. Please click "Become an Instructor" for more information.
The simulation builds on the information presented in the Logistics: An Overview.This course provide participants an opportunity to practice the skills and knowledge needed to run a successful logistical operation in their local chapter.
This course prepares Red Cross employees and volunteers to establish, operate and phase out Mass Care services on a multi-chapter or national disaster relief operation so that clients needs are met in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Le enseña métodos de rescate en emergencias respiratorias y cardiacas (para adultos), cuidado de cortaduras, moretones, lesiones de los huesos y músculos, trauma, hemorragias, y otras emergencias médicas.
Under the supervision of a caring adult, Safe Spaces provide children a safe physical area in which they can play, socialize and learn. Designed for use in the first 48-72 hours following a disaster, Safe Spaces are one of Save the Children’s key programmatic interventions to protect children during the acute response phase or in areas of continuing crisis. Safe Spaces help communities to provide physical safety and psychosocial activities for children.
This course is designed to give the participants the knowledge and skills needed to run a service delivery site during a disaster. This course includes lecture, table group exercises and a half-day simulation of a disaster to test the participants’ knowledge of opening, maintaining and closing a service delivery site.
During the orientation, you will learn about the history and mission of the American Red Cross, as well as gain a greater understanding of the vital role our volunteers play and the opportunities available to you.