To reduce premature death and disability from cardiovascular diseases, sudden cardiac events and drownings in Greater Polk County Florida.
"Citizen CPR commits to raise the overall survival rate of cardiac arrests and prevent drownings in Polk County, Florida."
-Susan Barham, Former Executive Director of Citizen CPR, Inc.
AED Sales and Training
ARE YOU "SHOCK READY"?
To greatly expand the availability of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Polk County, Florida, Citizen CPR offers AEDs for purchase at 30% below the manufacturer's retail price.
Our AED training is discounted for those who purchase their AED(s) from Citizen CPR.
Contact Us if you are interested in purchasing an AED.
Basic CPR training includes CPR skills for adult and child, relief of choking, and use of an AED in a 2 1/2 or 3 hour class. This course adheres to the guidelines of American Heart Association(AHA) in an American Safety Health Institute(ASHI) two year certification course. Infant CPR skills can be added to the course for a slight increase in cost and more classroom time.
Check public class calendar for pricing and dates of this course. Private classes are offered for 6 or more people per class. Please call us at 863-680-1277 for pricing and scheduling of private classes.
First Aid Training
A basic class in first aid skills which runs approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours. This course adheres to the guidelines of American Heart Association(AHA) in an American Safety Health Institute(ASHI) two year certification course. This course can be taught with CPR for a combined course fee or by itself if the student has a current CPR certification.
Check our public class calendar for pricing and dates for this course. Private classes are offered for 6 or more people per class. Please call us at 863-680-1277 for pricing and scheduling of private classes.
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training
Automated External Defibrillator(AED) is taught in all CPR certification classes at Citizen CPR. The length and cost of this training is included in length and price of basic CPR training. The CPR/AED class teaches how to operate and maintain an AED.
Private CPR/AED training costs are discounted if a company or group purchases their AED from Citizen CPR. Call us at 863-680-1277 for prices on purchasing an AED (with or without the training).
Basic Life Support(BLS) for Health Care Providers Training
A two year certification, American Heart Association, professional level of CPR training. This course teaches all levels of CPR skills, relief of choking, use of a bag/valve/mask and use of a resuscitation mask.
With proof of a current BLS for Health Care Provider card, students can enroll in a public re-certification level of this course with a shorter course time and lower cost.
A full class is 3 1/2 to 4 hours in length. A retrain class is 2 to 2 1/2 hours in length. Check our public class calendar for pricing and dates of courses offered.
Private classes for new or re-certification are offered for 6 or more people. Please call us at 863-680-1277 for pricing and scheduling for private classes.
Hands Only CPR (Check, Call and Compress) Training
This is non-certification participation course that teaches how to do compressions only CPR, in which no breathing method is taught.
It cannot be used on children, infants, or unwitnessed cardiac arrest victims.
It takes only 1 to 1 1/2 hours in classroom time and is only taught in a group setting of 10 or more people.
This course is taught free to the community as long as it is not a business group.
Instructor Level Training
Citizen CPR teaches AHA BLS Instructor Courses, for individuals or a group, AHA Heartsaver Instructor Courses for a group, and ASHI Instructor level course for CPR and First Aid for a group. Check with us to see when next public instructor course is scheduled, and the prerequisites and costs.
Private instructor level courses can be scheduled for a company or group year around. Please call us at 863-680-1277 for group instructor level training information.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
This course teaches employees how to minimize or eliminate occupational exposure to disease-carrying microorganisms or "pathogens" found in human blood and other body fluids. This course is usually not a stand alone course but is taught along with private group CPR or First Aid Courses for a minimum of six people.
The class time is approximately one hour and a two year ASHI certification card is provided. Please call us at 863-680-1277 for pricing and scheduling of private classes.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.