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10828 Littlerock Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512

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CPR & FIRST AID CLASSES

West Thurston Regional Fire Authority offers a number of certified Emergency Medical Training Associates, EMTA, CPR and AED Classes taught at our administrative headquarters. These classes are available in both public and private settings, taught by our certified instructors. For more information on available courses please refer to the brief descriptions below.  

COMMUNITY
CPR/AED/FIRST AID

Course Description

This CPR course is designed to provide lay rescuers the fundamental skills and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child, and infant. This course will teach participants how to recognize and alleviate airway obstructions, the proper use of an AED (Auto External Defibrillator) and the signs, symptoms and corrective action for a stroke or heart attack as well as other general first aid treatments. A course completion certification card valid for 2 years, will be provided to those who successfully complete the course. *This course meets and exceeds Washington State Labor & Industries Standards https://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/FirstAid

 

Intended Audience
This course is recommended for the general public and is scheduled on the first Saturday of every month for the public.
Note: This course will not fill the requirements for BLS Healthcare Providers.

 

Course Length
Approximately 6  hours

 

Course Availability

1st Saturday of every month. See schedule below

 

Class Size:

Minimum # of Students: 6

Max # Students: 20

PRIVATE CLASS

Course Description

This CPR course is designed to provide lay rescuers the fundamental skills and confidence to perform CPR on an adult, child, and infant. This course will teach participants how to recognize and alleviate airway obstructions, the proper use of an AED (Auto External Defibrillator) and the signs, symptoms and corrective action for a stroke or heart attack as well as other general first aid treatments. A course completion certification card valid for 2 years, will be provided to those who successfully complete the course. *This course meets and exceeds Washington State Labor & Industries Standards https://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/Topics/AtoZ/FirstAid

 

Intended Audience
This course is recommended for the general public and can be scheduled with one of our instructors on a day that works best for the both of you. This class is also available for groups. 
Note: This course will not fill the requirements for BLS Healthcare Providers.

 

Course Length
Approximately 6  hours

 

Course Availability

By appointment. Please contact our department to schedule a class

 

Class Size:

Minimum # of Students: 1

Max # Students: 20

BLS HEALTHCARE PROVIDER

Course Description

The BLS Healthcare Provider 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 Airway management. A course completion certification e-card will be provided to those who successfully complete the course. *This is an American Heart Assoc class and certification. Upon successful completion of a written test and hands-on skills, students receive a BLS e-card valid for 2 years.

 

Intended Audience
The course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals such as: physicians; nurses; physical and occupational therapists; physician’s assistants; medical, dental or nursing assistants, emergency responders, and other healthcare professionals. The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is available upon request for private groups for up to 10 students or one on one class.

 

Course Length
Approximately 6  hours

 

Course Availability

By appointment. Please contact our department to schedule a class

 

Class Size:

Minimum # of Students: 1

Max # Students: 10

2019 SCHEDULE

 

STATION TOURS

Schedule a station tour during office hours with one of our staff. Take a look at the apparatus, facilities, and meet the crew!