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American Red Cross - Southeast Minnesota Chapter Summer 2010 Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course


Tue, Jul 6th, 2010
Posted in Health & Wellness

The Southeast Minnesota Chapter will be offering the First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor

course. Students who complete the course will be able to teach American Red Cross

classes in First Aid, CPR and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). The

First Aid/CPR/AED program is intended to be taught in the workplace and/or to the

general public. Please review the following if you are interested in becoming an

instructor.



First Aid/CPR/AED Instructors can teach the following:

· Adult, Child and Infant CPR and AED

· Standard First Aid

· Injury-control modules

· Sports Safety Training

· Basic Aid Training (Youth Course)



LOGISTICS:

All instructor course sessions will be held at the Rochester Red Cross office,

310 14th Street SE, Rochester, 55904



Session: Title: When:

1 Fundamentals of Instructor Training/Skills Pretest

Tuesday, July 20 , 8:00 am-5:30 pm

2 Skills Pre Test/Specialty course

Thursday, July 22, 8:00 am-5:30 pm

3 Specialty course Tuesday, July 27 , 8:00 am-12:30 pm

4 Specialty course

Thursday, July 29 , 8:00 am-12:30 pm



ATTENDANCE AT ALL SESSIONS IS MANDATORY[i]



PREREQUISITES:

1. You must be at least 17 years by the end of the last session.

2. You must demonstrate proficiency in all CPR, AED and First Aid skills and

knowledge during the first two sessions.



· FEE: $198.00 fee includes all instructor and student level textbooks, training

materials, and instructor courses.



*Note* Instructors who wish to volunteer for the Southeast Minnesota Chapter have an

opportunity to receive a refund of a portion of their course fee. Inquire further when

registering.



REGISTRATION:

Registrations are taken by phone using a credit card, by mailing a check or you can also

stop by the chapter office between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through

Thursday, and 8:00 am - 3:00 pm on Fridays. The fee may also be billed to your place

of business. Make checks payable to American Red Cross and mail to:

American Red Cross

Southeast Minnesota Chapter

310 14th Street SE

Rochester, MN 55904

If you have any questions regarding registration, please call the chapter office at (507)

287-2200.



PREPARATION:

1. Participant's manual for the course(s) you wish to teach will be provided on the first

session. Instructor's manuals will be given to you at appropriate times during the

sessions and are included in your fee.

2. You must become completely familiar with the manuals and videos for the course(s)

you wish to teach.

3. You should bring your copies of the participant's manual(s), instructor's manual(s),

and FIT manual to each class with you.

4. At the end of Session 2 you will be given practice teaching assignments to prepare

for the next session. The assignments will give you experience in presenting

information to course participants, running practice sessions, and giving skill checks.

It will also give you the opportunity to practice using the audiovisual equipment.

5. An Authorized Instructor Trainer will evaluate you during each of your practice

teaching assignments. You will also take a short multiple-choice test in each session

covering material taught in the course and material in the instructor's manual. In

order to receive certification as an instructor, you must be rated as competent in

each practice teaching assignment and score at least 80% on each test.

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