The YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas is a Training Center for the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI). We have been offering CPR/AED, Basic First Aid and BLS for Healthcare Providers to the community and workplace in DFW for over 10 years. If you are in need of a course for your business or would like to offer it to your employees contact me to schedule your training today!
American Heart Association
These courses teach skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.
Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED
Heartsaver First Aid, CPR and AED is a classroom, video based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. In this course, students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult, child (optional), and infant (optional) CPR and AED use.
Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid, CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for 2 years.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Course is a video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventialtions and provide early use of an AED. This course teaches skills using the AHA's proven Practive-While-Watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe students, provide feedback and guide students' acquisition of skills.
Upon successful completion of the course, including the skills check, students receive a BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card, valid for 2 years.
American Health & Safety Institute
ASHI is built on the idea of cost-effective training for communities and individuals. These classes offer Instructors the ability to customize classroom, and blending learning options for the students needs.
ASHI resuscitation programs for basic and advanced life support conform to national standards and are based on the same scientific guidelines and treatment recommendations used by the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross. All ASHI professional resuscitation programs meet the requirements of the Joint Commission and the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Services.
CPR, AED and Basic First Aid
CPR, AED and Basic First Aid combination training was created to allow Instructors an easy option for their students seeking a comprehensive training class. This program helps develope basic first aid knowledge, skills, and the confidence to respond. CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid combination training is an excellent choice for both the community and workplace setting, and is consistent with recommendations of the 2010 National First Aid Science Advisory Board and OSHA's best practives for first aid training programs in the workplace.
- Child and infant
- Adults, Child, and Infant
Upon successful completion of the course, including the skills check, students receive a CPR, AED and Basic First Aid course completion card, valid for 2 years.
Bloodborne Pathogens Training
Bloodborne Pathogens Training program includes information that will help students understand what bloodborne pathogens are and how risks of exposure can be reduced for themselves and others. The program assists in satisfying the training requirements of the U.S. Department of Labor, OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard.
Upon successful completion of the course students receive a Bloodborne Pathogens course completion card, valid for 1 year.