Which CPR class is right for me?
Votano CPR offers a range of courses depending upon the needs of our students. We provide training for everyone from healthcare providers to community members. Course format can include traditional instructor led courses or blended format (portion of course online combined with in person skills session). Please review the breakdown below to find out which class is appropriate for you or feel free to contact us for help.
Healthcare Provider Level Courses:
Basic Life Support (BLS) – Appropriate for healthcare professionals, dental professionals, and EMS. Course provides a two-year completion card. Traditional instructor led course or blended course option.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Appropriate for healthcare professionals requiring training in the recognition and treatment of cardiovascular emergencies. Currently only offered by Votano CPR in the blended format.
Non-Healthcare Job Requirement/Layperson/Community Member Courses:
Heartsaver CPR/AED +/- First Aid – Appropriate for non-healthcare individuals. Students who need a CPR completion card for a job or regulatory/OSHA requirement. Good for fitness instructors, construction workers, manufacturing, corporate environments, or community members. Course provides a two-year completion card. Traditional instructor led course or blended course options available.
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED – Appropriate for individuals who require a completion card for a job requirement who are directly working with young children such as day care providers and babysitters. This program may also be appropriate for some teachers, coaches and camp counselors. Please confirm with your employer that this is the correct course prior to registering. Course provides a two-year certificate card. Currently only offered by Votano CPR in the blended format.
Family & Friends CPR – Community based non-certificate program. Appropriate for the general public or anyone interested in learning CPR. Good option for both kids and adults. Does NOT provide a completion certificate for a job requirement.
New Parent CPR – Community based non-certificate program geared toward new or expecting parents and grandparents.
Blended/Skills Sessions: BLS and Heartsaver courses are offered in a traditional classroom format or blended/skills session format. Blended/skills session format requires students to complete a portion of the course online and then attend a hands-on skills session. Please read additional details regarding this option in the individual course descriptions or contact us with questions. Currently ACLS, Heartsaver FA/CPR/AED, and Heartsaver Pediatric FA/CPR/AED courses are only offered by Votano CPR in the blended class format.