YWCA of High is an Authorized Provider of the following American Red Cross Certified Courses    

Professional Responder Level

Lifeguarding* (15+ years old)
Ideal for lifeguards working at traditional pools. The course teaches professionalism, patron and facility surveillance, victim recognition, equipment-based rescues, and caring for head, neck and back injuries.
31.25 hours
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CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer teaches students to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, use an AED on an adult or child victim of cardiac arrest and use personal protective equipment to stop bloodborne pathogens and other diseases from spreading.

Administering Emergency Oxygen gives participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.

Preventing Disease Transmission. A two-hour training module for employers and employees who, while on the job, may be exposed to blood or other body fluids that could cause infection. Employers may offer this program as part of their compliance with OSHA regulations. Available in English and Spanish.

Community Classes:  
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From CPR, first aid and automated external defibrillator (AED) training to injury prevention courses, bloodborne pathogens training and community disaster education, you can team up with the most trusted name in health and safety training for nearly a century - the American Red Cross and the YWCA.  The YWCA offers Red Cross courses that are complete, flexible programs that help you, your family and your community stay prepared for virtually any life-threatening situation. Build the program that works for you using our modular curriculum.

First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and the Community
One of our most popular courses, it is great for community needs. This course combines lectures, demonstrations and video with hands-on training and practice. Participants in this course learn to recognize and respond to emergencies including shock, cardiac and breathing emergencies for adults, children and infants, heat and cold emergencies, sudden illnesses and poisonings. Additionally, participants will learn first aid for everything from cuts and scrapes to muscle, bone and joint injuries.

CPR - Adult (3-1/2 hours)
For the person who only needs adult CPR training, this hands-on skills training prepares them to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. Adult CPR/AED is available in a 4-1/2 hour course with AED training included.

CPR - Child and Infant (4-1/4 hours)
Designed for those who care for children, either full time or occasionally, this course teaches participants how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children age 12 and younger. CPR - Infant is available separately as a 3-3/4 hour course that applies to infants up to 12 months; CPR - Child (3-3/4 hours) is available separately and applies to children between the ages of 1 and 12.

AED - Adult and Child
This course teaches individuals currently certified in CPR - Adult and CPR - Child how to safely use an AED to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

Sport Safety Training (6 1/2 hours)
The American Red Cross and the United States Olympic Committee have joined forces to develop an exciting coach for coaches who want to keep their athletes safe. This course covers sports-related injury prevention, first aid care and Adult CPR. An optional Child CPR component may also be taken. This course is a must for coaches, officials and parents of athletes.

Babysitter's Training
The 6 1/2 hour Babysitter's Training course gives 11 to 15 year olds the skills and confidence to safely and responsibly care for children and infants. Through hands-on activities, interactive video and lively discussions, the course teaches young people how to–

  • Care for children and infants.
  • Be good leaders and role models.
  • Make good decisions and solve problems.
  • Keep the children they babysit and themselves safe.
  • Handle emergencies such as injuries, illnesses and household accidents.
  • Write resumes and interview for jobs.

Basic Aid Training (B.A.T.) (6 hours)
This course, which may be led by any responsible adult, introduces 8-10 year-olds to the emergency action steps, Check, Call, Care as well as to basic first aid procedures. An activity book with puzzles and games teaches children how to prevent injuries and what to do in an emergency.

First Aid for Children Today (F.A.C.T.) (10 - 14 hours)
The FACT Critter Clan leads kids, aged 5 - 8, through health promotion and injury prevention activities. Its environmental theme teaches safety in a non-threatening way. Topics include:

  • Hygiene and health habits;
  • First aid;
  • Personal safety; and
  • Injury prevention.

Pet First Aid
The American Red Cross can help you build your first aid skills learn what to do in an emergency situations until veterinary care is available. Dog First Aid and Cat First Aid are handy reference guides for cat and dog emergencies. Select chapters also offer dog, cat or pet first aid courses.

Workplace Courses:  Work Place Agreement File

Standard First Aid with CPR/AED - Adult
(6-½ hours)
Prepare your staff with the knowledge and skills necessary to prevent, recognize, and provide basic care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This course covers first aid, adult CPR and AED training. First Aid and CPR training without learning AED skills is also available in a 5-½ hour course.

Adult CPR (3 ¾ hours)
For employers who need adult CPR training only, this hands-on skills training prepares participants to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults. Adult CPR/AED is available in a 4-1/2 hour course with AED training included.

CPR - Child and Infant (4-1/4 hours)
Designed for those who care for children, either full time or occasionally, this course teaches participants how to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children age 12 and younger. CPR - Infant is available separately as a 3-3/4 hour course that applies to infants up to 12 months; CPR - Child (3-3/4 hours) is available separately and applies to children between the ages of 1 and 12.

AED - Adult
This course teaches individuals currently certified in CPR- Adult the skills and knowledge needed to provide care for victims of sudden cardiac arrest through the safe use of an automated external defibrillator (AED). AED - Child training is also available.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission (2 hours)
This course meets OSHA's revised Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. This course teaches participants how bloodborne pathogens are spread, how to prevent exposures and what to do if exposed to infectious materials.

Injury Control Modules (1 hour each)
Focusing on common causes of worksite injuries and key health risks, these one-hour awareness-level modules highlight risks and promote prevention. Self-assessments help employees recognize risky habits. Demonstrations and lively discussions reinforce practical prevention tips. Modules include: Ergonomics; Slips, Trips and Falls; Back Injury Prevention; Workplace Violence Awareness; Managing Stress; and Your Heart Matters.

Administering Emergency Oxygen (2-1/2 hours)
Gives participants the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to a victim of a breathing emergency using breathing devices, including resuscitation masks, bag-valve-mask resuscitators (BVMs) and emergency oxygen.

First Aid and Preparedness (1-½ hours)
Streamlined to fit into busy work schedules, this interactive presentation is ideal for employees who want to learn lifesaving skills, but do not need to receive certification to meet OSHA regulations. A 90-minute session is packed with information to help employees stay prepared with valuable lifesaving skills.

 

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