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Description:  BLE's Layperson First Aid/CPR/ AED program reflects the most current consensus on scientific recommendations and follows the curriculum provided by the American Health & Safety Institute.  The program content includes the knowledge and skills necessary for participants to safely identify and give appropriate care during a cardiac emergency. It is conducted in a blended learning format (online/classroom).  Students watch lectures and take quizzes online at their own pace prior to the 2.5 hour classroom skills session.

Topics Covered:

  • Before Giving Care and Checking an Injured or Ill Person
  • Cardiac Emergencies (Adult, Child, and Infant)
  • AED (Adult, Child, and Infant)
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Adult, Child, and Infant)

Best Suited For: 

  • Anyone that has current certification in First Aid (for layperson's)
  • Mammoth Resorts Employees (except Ski Patrol and Day Care Personnel)*
  • Teachers
  • All School District Personnel (except Day Care Personnel)*
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Coaches
  • Parents

Attention Day Care Personnel: California State has strict rules on first aid/CPR training. If you need a Pediatric First Aid & CPR/AED class approved by the state please contact us to schedule a custom training for your group.

Duration: 2.5 Hours Classroom; Online Portion Varies (completed at students' pace)

Minimum/Maximum # Participants: 5 minimum, 30 maximum

Pre-Requisites: None

Course Fee: see class price list

Certification: Participants will earn certification in Adult/Pediatric CPR/AED" valid for 2 years.

Included Materials:

  • First Aid/CPR ATextbook (Digital Copy)
  • BLE Curriculum Handouts

Renewing Certification: Complete this course or a Adult/Pediatric First Aid & CPR/AED course.

Challenging Course: Challenge this course by taking the skills and written assessment tests without attending a class and renew your card for another two years. Click on "challenge courses" tab.

Course Schedule: See calendar for upcoming classes.

Description:  BLE's Layperson First Aid/CPR/ AED program reflects the most current consensus on scientific recommendations and follows the curriculum provided by the American Health & Safety Institute (ASHI).  The program content includes the knowledge and skills necessary for participants to safely identify and give appropriate care regardless of the type of emergency.  The program stresses the basic steps to follow in any emergency, beginning with the most important step, the decision to act, and helps participants confront their fears of getting involved and giving care. It explains the emergency medical services (EMS) system, emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency, and provides instruction on appropriate care for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses that lay responders may encounter in their workplaces, schools, communities, and homes specific to the Eastern Sierra. It is conducted in a blended learning format (online/classroom).  Students watch lectures and take quizzes online at their own pace prior to the 5 hour classroom skills session.

Best Suited For:

  • Mammoth Resorts Employees (except Ski Patrol and Day Care Personnel)
  • Teachers
  • All School District Personnel (except Day Care Personnel)
  • Babysitters
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Coaches
  • Parents
  • Any layperson in the community

Attention Day Care Personnel: California State has strict rules on first aid/CPR training. If you need a Pediatric First Aid & CPR/AED class approved by the state please contact us to schedule a custom training for your group.

Topics Covered:

  • Before Giving Care and Checking an Injured or Ill Person
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Cardiac Emergencies (Adult, Child, and Infant)
  • CPR/AED (Adult, Child, and Infant)
  • Breathing Emergencies (Adult, Child, and Infant) including Anaphylaxis/Epinephrine Auto-Injector and Asthma Inhaler Training
  • Sudden Illness
  • Environmental Emergencies
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Injuries to Muscles, Bones, and Joints

Duration: 5 Hours Classroom; Online Portion Varies (completed at students' pace)

Minimum/Maximum # Participants: 5 minimum, 30 maximum

Pre-Requisites: None

Course Fee: see class price list

Certification: Participants will earn certification in...

  • Adult/Pediatric First Aid and CPR/AED valid for 2 years

Included Materials:

  • First Aid/CPR Textbook (Digital Copy)
  • BLE Curriculum Handouts

Renewing Certification: Retake this course every two years.

Challenging Course: Challenge this course by taking the skills and written assessment tests without attending a class and renew your card for another two years. Click on "challenge courses" tab.

Course Schedule: We often schedule this class during the evenings.

  • Full Block Weekend: caters to students who wish to complete the classroom portion in one session on the weekend.  Courses typically run from 8am-1pm or 1:30pm-6:30pm Saturday or Sunday.
  • Evening Series Class: caters to students who work during the day and wish to complete the course in the evenings. The classroom session is split up over 2 evenings typically run from 6pm-8:30pm.

See calendar for upcoming classes.

Challenge a course, take the test, and renew your card for another two years. Description: The purpose of a challenge course is to give individuals the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skill competency outside a formal class setting. Participants have sole responsibility for preparing for the knowledge and skill evaluation.

Duration: 1-4 Hours in Length (depends on course type)

Minimum/Maximum # Participants: 1 minimum, 5 maximum

Pre-Requisites:

  • Anyone is eligible to participate in a challenge course.
  • Individuals may participate in a challenge course once if they do not have a current certification issued by the American Red Cross or American Health & Safety Institute. If they do not pass the challenge course, they must take the full course.
  • Individuals who hold a current American Red Cross or American Health & Safety Institute certificate may take the challenge course as often as the challenge courses are available and as long as their certificate remains valid.

Course Fee: see class price list Certification:

  • Successful completion of the challenge and you will receive your certificate valid for two years from date of issue.

Course Schedule: Once purchased, we will contact you to set up a date and time. We will do our best to schedule 2-5 students at the same time so that students can take advantage of the discounted rate. Other Information:

  • Participants will receive an electronic copy of the manual (if available) and skill assessment sheets (PDF) at registration in order to review the material prior to the challenge date.
  • Participants must come to class prepared to demonstrate the basic skills and knowledge required for the course. This will not be taught.
    • Assessments:
      • Written (must pass with a minimum score of 80%)
      • Skills Practical (must complete with no critical fails)
  • Participants must bring the signed Course Agreement when they arrive for testing.
  • Challenge course fees are paid in advance. There are no refunds for failing to pass the course or failure to attend the scheduled assessment.
  • Courses that can be challenged/estimated testing time:
    • Adult/Pediatric First Aid & CPR/AED - 1.5 Hours
    • Adult/Pediatric CPR/AED - 1 Hour