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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Courses

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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Through the use of an interactive video, mannequin, ventilation device, automatic external defibrillator (AED), and an experienced instructor, this learning experience will help the student attain a level of confidence necessary to calmly perform life saving procedures.

The course includes lessons and hands-on practice on the procedures necessary to clear a choking person’s airway, recognize and assist someone who may be having a heart attack or stroke, assess an unresponsive person and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) to a victim suffering from “sudden cardiac death”. The use of newer technology, such as the AED, will also be taught.

Upon successful completion of the program, the student will be mailed a course completion card that will have a recommended renewal date two years after the issue date.

Caution: Performing CPR is hard work; not just in training, but also during a real emergency. It requires you to be on your knees and bent over a mannequin or patient. Persons with medical problems should consider their own health and seek the advice of their physician prior to undergoing CPR training.

Course Schedule and Registration

The list below has the course date offerings, as well as the registration cut-off date. To register for a class, complete the CPR Registration Form (PDF) and mail it along with a check or money order (no cash accepted) to 1545 Sparrows Point Boulevard, Sparrows Point, MD 21219. For more information call 410-887-7523.

Note: Registrants will not receive notice of confirmation. Seating is secured when registration form and payment is received by the Fire Rescue Academy. 

Course Date

Course Time

Registration Cut-Off Date

Saturday, February 8, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

January 31, 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

April 4, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

June 6, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

August 1, 2014

Saturday, October 11, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

October 3, 2014

Saturday, December 13, 2014

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

December 5, 2014

For course location information, view the Directions to the FRA page.

Revised February 6, 2014

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