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CPR and AED training
Classes for businesses, communities and organizations
For more about CPR and AED training, call 651-228-8470 or email HeartSafe@Allina.com.
As part of Allina Health, Heart Safe Communities offers many options for CPR and AED training.
Organizations or businesses can offer extensive training in CPR and AED use to employees or volunteers.
This American Heart Association certification course covers adult, child and infant CPR; AED use; and how to clear an airway when someone is choking.
Each participant works with their own manikin and receives a HeartSaver AED book complete with CD-Rom and course completion card. Other course details include:
This American Heart Association course covers adult and child CPR, AED use, and how to clear an airway when someone is choking. Each participant works with their own manikin. Other course details include:
This do-it-yourself, at-home CPR training kit comes with manikin, 22-minute DVD and book.
Kit can be used by additional family members so everyone learns how to perform adult and child CPR, clear airway obstructions when someone is choking, and use an AED.
Go to CPRAnytime.org to order kits from the American Heart Association's Friends and Family CPR Anytime program.
This non-certification course covers adult and child CPR, AED use, and how to clear an airway when someone is choking. It also shows you how to train others using Friends & Family CPR Anytime kits.
Each participant works with their own manikin and receives 'No Fear CPR' video and other tools to use while facilitating training to others. Other class details include 1.5 hour in length, one instructor per 15 participants and $20 per participant plus cost of CPR Anytime kit if purchased (Other types of manikins can be purchased separately.)
All class options are accepted and approved under the Minnesota Good Samaritan Law (Minnesota State Statute 604A.01, subdivision 2).
High school CPR training curriculum
The No Fear CPR curriculum is a multi-pronged strategy designed to address the need for CPR education in the school community and effectively increase the chance of someone surviving sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
No Fear CPR: Take Action, Save Lives
This fast-paced, 20-minute program explains what sudden cardiac arrest is and how spending just a few minutes learning CPR and how to use an AED can make anyone into a life-saver.
Watch this video with captions at mnvideovault.org.
"No Fear CPR: Take Action, Save Lives" originally aired on Twin Cities Public Television. TPT produced the program with support from Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, Heart Safe Communities and the Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation.
In the news
The life of this party is a CPR dummy named Annie
"Save-a-life" parties are introducing more people to emergency-response techniques in a more relaxed environment.
The Spring Lake Park-Blaine-Mounds View Fire Department has been a model for the parties, a concept developed through Allina Health Heart Safe Communities. Read the full story on startribune.com...
For more about CPR training parties, call 651-228-8470 or e-mail
Each year, an estimated 350,000 Americans die from sudden cardiac arrest. This killer can strike anyone, at any age, without warning.
Hosting a 'save-a-life' party is a great way to educate friends and family about surviving sudden cardiac arrest through CPR training and AED use.
How to host a CPR training party
Just follow these steps:
Learning hands-only CPR
It used to be it took hours to learn CPR. Now, the American Heart Association is promoting hands-only CPR. It is so simple that Charles Lick, MD, Heart Safe Communities founder and medical director for Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, can teach it in less than three minutes. That's what he did for KSTP news anchors Bill Lunn and Megan Newquist.
For more about hands-only CPR, go to handsonlycpr.org.