Only 32% of cardiac arrest victims receive CPR from a bystander. Performing CPR immediately after a sudden cardiac arrest can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival.
The Arcata Volunteer Firefighters Association (AVFA) offers cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), automated external defibrillator (AED), and First-Aid classes for lay rescuers. In these classes, students learn how to recognize the signs of a cardiac emergency, and how to sustain life with Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation until emergency medical help can arrive. This is a skill anyone in the community can learn.
Basic classes offered are NOT suitable for those needing Professional Rescuer or Health Professional CPR.
|Care Plus CPR||Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED||$50||Fourth Thursday of each month|
|Basic Plus CPR||Adult CPR/AED & First Aid||$75||Fourth Saturday of each month|
|Premium Plus CPR||Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED with First Aid||$85||Please contact the instructors at email@example.com for scheduling and registration|
|Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS)||Adult, Child & Infant CPR/AED||$60||Please contact the instructors at firstname.lastname@example.org for scheduling and registration|
Healthcare Provider CPR (BLS) classes are designed for individuals who need CPR training suitable for professional rescuers or medical professionals to re-certify.
Classes are held in the Classroom at the Arcata Downtown Station: 631 9th Street, Arcata, CA 95521. Monthly classes may be canceled and/or rescheduled if the class size is not adequate for instruction. Additionally, AVFA may, upon request, be able to come to your place of business to instruct.
Classes take place (typically) on the 4th Thursday and 4th Saturday of the month. Some dates may change due to holidays. Class dates for 2023 are as follows:
April 27, 29;
May 20, 25;
June 22, 24;
July 27, 29;
August 24, 26;
September 28, 30;
October 26, 28;
November 15, 18;
December 14, 16.
-Classes on Thursdays are held from 5:30pm - 9:30pm.
-Classes on Saturdays are held from 8:00am - 4:30pm.
Additional class dates can be scheduled if you are registering a group.
Not sure what class to take? Feel free to contact us at email@example.com to discuss your options and we will promptly return your email.
Click on the link below to access the form to register for a CPR/First Aid class.
*PAYMENT FOR CPR OR FIRST AID CLASSES IS MADE TO THE ARCATA VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION VIA PAYPAL.