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WKU CPR Training Center


The WKU CPR Training Center provides high quality CPR and first aid courses to WKU students, faculty/staff, and community members in the BRADD region. The training center is in affiliation and compliance with the American Heart Association (AHA).

 

 

Authorized Training Center 

 

 

Courses provided: 

Heartsaver CPR and First Aid 

Heartsaver CPR and first aid courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical experience. After completing the course, participants receive a two-year certification. 

  • Adult/child/infant CPR and AED: 4 hrs - $75/person
  • First Aid only: 4 hrs - $75/person 
  • CPR & First Aid: 7 hrs - $100/person

Heartsaver for K-12 Schools

K-12 schools wishing to train their students, faculty, and staff are eligible for the Heartsaver K-12 course. This course covers the same material as the Heartsaver CPR and First Aid, but is offered at a reduced cost.

  • Adult/child/infant CPR and AED: 4hrs - $30/person 
  • First Aid only: 4 hrs - $30/person 
  • CPR and First Aid: 7 hrs - $50/person 

Discounts may be available for school districts looking to host multiple courses. Contact Catherine Malin with inquiries. 

Heartsaver Skills Check Off

Course Prerequisite: Heartsaver Blended Learning Course through https://elearning.heart.org/courses/3 (additional cost)

This is designed for participants who have completed the online Heartsaver course through the American Heart Association. Upon completing the online portion, students can register to complete their skills checkoff with the WKU CPR Training Center. 

  • Heartsaver CPR and first aid skills: 1 hr - $50

Skills checkoffs are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Contact Angie Drexler to schedule your checkoff. 

Basic Life Support (BLS)

This course is designed for prehospital providers and in-facility hospital providers. 

  • BLS: 4 hrs - $75/person

BLS Skills Check Off

Course prerequisite: HeartCode BLS through https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls (additional cost)

This is designed for participants who have completed the online HeartCode BLS course through the American Heart Association. Upon completing the online portion, participants can register to complete their skills checkoff with the WKU CPR Training Center. 

  • BLS skills: 1 hr, $25

Skills checkoffs are scheduled on an as-needed basis. Contact Angie Drexler to schedule your checkoff. 

Heartsaver and BLS Instructor Course

Want to teach CPR and first aid? Become an AHA Heartsaver or BLS instructor. This course trains you to lead CPR and first aid courses. After completing this course, you will be added to the AHA's instructor portal and can begin conducting your own courses.

  • Instructor fee: $350/person 
  • Renewal fee: $30

To become an instructor contact Angie Drexler for more details. 

Instructor Information

Rosters - All CPR and first aid instructors must submit their course rosters to Angie Drexler.

CPR Cards - All AHA certification cards are now electronic. Once your roster is submitted, you can access your class' eCards through your AHA instructor portal. 

Roster fee - There is a $10 roster fee per course

Card fees - 

  • Heartsaver = $25/student 
  • K-12 Schools Heartsaver = $8/student
  • BLS = $8/student
  • PALS = $10/student
  • ACLS = $10/student

Payment Information

The WKU CPR Training Center only accepts money orders and checks. Checks are to be written our to WKU CPR Training Center. 

If you are an on-campus department, you can pay through inter-account. 

 

Upcoming Courses
All upcoming courses are held at Western Kentucky University in Academic Complex room 107. Parking information will be provided closer to test date. Courses must have a minimum of 4 people to run. If WKU closes due to inclement weather, CPR classes will be canceled and participants will be rescheduled. 
All payments are due day-of. Participants can pay via check or money order (written out to WKU CPR Training Center). 

 

 To register for classes go to AHA's website and search Western Kentucky Unvieristy. 

Heartsaver CPR and First Aid

  • March 14 -- 9am 
  • March 27 -- 9am 
  • April 3 -- 9am
  • April 24 -- 9am

 

Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • March 13 -- 9am 
  • April 10 -- 9am
 
Courses are also offered on an as-needed basis; including at your event or business. To schedule a course, contact Angie Drexler or call 270-745-3762. 


 


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 Last Modified 3/2/20