Community Course Schedule

Winter/Spring 2008

Rock River Chapter
serving Boone, Ogle, and Winnebago Counties

REGISTRATION
PRE-REGISTRATIO N AND PRE-PAYMENT r equired for classes. Walk-Ins at class star t time will not be accepted.

Pay ment upon registration is required in the form of cash, check , or charge. To register by phone, please hav e credit card ready and call 815- 963- 8471. You can use a credit card and register for classes on our website (address below) or you can print off the registration form on our website and either fax, mail, or stop in the office during regular business hours with pay ment.

Contact us at:

American Red Cross - Rock River Chapter 727 N Church St Rockford, IL 61103 Phone: 815-963-8471 Fax: 815-963-0407 (please call to verify receipt) Website: www.rockriver.redcross.org Office Hours: 8:30am-5pm (Monday - Friday)

Cancellation/ Refund Policy:

P lease choose your course carefully. If you are unable to attend the course, a full refund w ill be issued for cancellations made at least 3 business days prior to the start of class, less a $ 15 administrative fee for any of our basic certification courses, $ 30 fee for any Instructor Lev el or Aquatic classes. Cancellations received less than 3 business days prior to the start of class will be refunded at 50% of the registration fee. S tudents w ho do not attend class and have not cancelled registration, prior to the class (during business hours), are not eligible for a refund. Likew ise, failure of a course will not result in a refund. If you are unable to attend the course you are registered for, y ou must call the chapter at

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least 3 business days in advance of the start day. You w ill then have an opportunity to transfer into a different class at no charge. You can transfer O NE TIME w ith no fee. If you transfer less than 3 business days in advance of class OR more than once, each transfer w ill result in a charge of $ 5.00.

Students in Instructor or Aquatics Classes who do not pass the pre-course tests may audit the remainder of the course but can not attain certification. Only those who DO NOT choose to audit at that point can register for the same class (within the following 6 months) and apply 75% of registration fee from original class.
The American Red Cross - Rock River Chap ter reserves the right to cancel classes due to insufficient en rollment or inclement weather. In the un likely event that your class is cancelled, we will make every attempt to contact you prior to class and transfer you to the next available cou rse or issue a full refund.

Replacement Card Policy:

A $10 administrativ e fee is required per request.

First Aid/CPR/AED Courses
The courses av ailable through the First Aid/CPR/AED Program include: Adult CPR, Child CPR, Infant CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Training. The Rock Riv er Chapter has work ed to offer components in v ary ing combinations. These courses are considered appropriate for Lay Rescuers (persons not required to giv e care as part of a job). Please tak e a look at the following combinations and choose a class that fits y our interests.

Adult CPR Certification E arned: A dult CPR (valid 1 y r)

$42

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult victims until advanced medical personnel arrive. Date Day Start End Location January 15 February 12 March 6 March 17 April 5 May 9 May 21 June 5 Tuesday Tuesday Thursday Monday Saturday Friday Wednesday Thursday 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 1:00pm 1:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford

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Adult CPR Review C ertification Earned: A dult CPR (v alid 1 yr)
Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in Adult CPR. Date February 12 March 6 April 5 May 21 June 5 Day Tuesday Thursday Saturday Wednesday Thursday Start 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm End 9:00pm 9:00pm 12:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm

$34
Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere

Adult CPR/AED C ertification Earned: A dult CPR/AED

(v alid 1 yr)

$47

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for breathing emergencies, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and learn how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Date Day Start End Location January 19 February 6 February 23 March 14 March 27 April 12 April 30 May 15 May 17 June 11 June 28 Saturday Wednesday Saturday Friday Thursday Saturday Wednesday Thursday Saturday Wednesday Saturday 9:00am 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 9:00am 2:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford

Adult CPR/AED Review C ertification Earned: A dult CPR/AED
Date February 6 March 27 April 30 May 17 June 11 Day Wednesday Thursday Wednesday Saturday Wednesday Start 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm

(v alid 1 year)
End 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 1:00pm 9:00pm

$39
Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford

Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in Adult CPR/AED.

First Aid C ertification E arned: F irst Aid (v alid 3 yrs)

$42

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic first aid care for injuries and sudden illneses until advanced medical personnel arrive. Skills covered include controlling bleeding, caring for muscle, bone, and joi nt injuries, treating bur ns, and responding to shock. Date January 23 February 9 March 11 April 17 May 10 June 20 Day Wednesday Saturday Tuesday Thursday Saturday Friday Start 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm End 10:00pm 1:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 1:00pm 10:00pm Location Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford

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First Aid Review C ertification E arned: F irst A id (valid 3 y rs)
Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in First Aid. Date January 23 February 9 March 11 April 17 May 10 June 20 Day Wednesday Saturday Tuesday Thursday Saturday Friday Start 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm End 9:00pm 12:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 12:00pm 9:00pm

$34
Location Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford

First Aid and Adult CPR/AED Certification: F irst Aid (3 y rs); A dult CPR/AED (1 y r)

$52

This course give individuals knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide care for breathing emergencies, perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. In addition, this course trains individuals to become familiar in how to recognize and care for victims of injuries and sudden illness. Date Day Start End Location January 26 February 25 a nd 27 March 15 April 8 and 10 May 5 and 7 June 14 Saturday Monday Wednesday Saturday Tuesday Thursday Monday Wednesday Saturday 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00am 4:30pm (30 min lunch) 10:00pm 9:00pm 4:30pm (30 min lunch) 10:00pm 9:00pm 10:00pm 9:00pm 4:30pm (30 min lunch) Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford

Infant and Child CPR C ertification Earned: Infant and Child CPR (valid 1 y r)

$47

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in children and infants until advanced medical personnel come and take over. Date Day Start End Location February 2 March 12 April 19 May 13 June 27 Saturday Wednesday Saturday Tuesday Friday 9:00am 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford

Infant and Child CPR Review Certification E arned: Infant and C hild CPR (v alid 1
y r)
Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in Infant and Child CPR. Date February 2 March 12 April 19 May 13 June 27 Day Saturday Wednesday Saturday Tuesday Friday Start 9:00am 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm End 1:00pm 9:00pm 1:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm

$39
Location Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford

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First Aid and Infant/Child CPR Certification: F irst A id (3 yrs); Infant/C hild CPR
(1y r)

$52

This course gives individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in children and infants until advanced medical personnel arrive. The course also covers first aid techniques, such as recognition and care for victims of injuries and sudden illness.

Date February 23 March 12 and 19 May 3 June 17 and 24

Day Saturday Wednesdays Saturday Tuesdays

Start 8:00am 6:00pm 8:00am 6:00pm

End 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 10:00pm (both nights) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 10:00pm (both nights)

Location Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford

Adult/Child/Infant CPR Certification: A dult, C hild, and Infant CPR (v alid 1 yr)

$52

This course teaches rescue breathing, procedures for choking and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adult, children and infants. Knowledge and skills are also taught for recognizing signs and symptoms of a heart attack and tips to reduce the risk of injury for children and infants. Date January 7 February 29 March 29 April 22 May 28 June 26 Day Monday Friday Saturday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Start 5:00pm 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm End 10:00pm 10:00pm 2:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm 10:00pm Location Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford

Adult/Child/Infant CPR Review Certification: Adult, Child, and Infant CPR (1 y r)
Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in Adult/Child/Infant CPR. Date January 7 February 29 March 29 April 22 May 28 June 26 Day Monday Friday Saturday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Start 5:00pm 5:00pm 9:00am 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm End 9:00pm 9:00pm 1:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm

$44
Location Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford Rockford

CHALLENGE COURSES C ertification Varies

$25

Challenge dates and times are available for individuals who currently hold certification as well as for those individuals that do not hold certification. These courses are made up of ONLY skills and written testing with NO allowance for review or practice with an instructor. The instructor will not provide teaching, corrective feedback or practice time. There are NO pre-requisites for this sort of format. This is designed for people who take the course, know the materials and skills and want to CHALLENGE out in a time and cost efficient manner. You can choose what you would like to challenge out in from one component to all of them including: First Aid, CPR - Adult, CPR - Child, CPR - Infant, AED - Adult, AED - Child. Course will be scheduled for 4 hours but time will vary on number of participants in attendance. Price is the same whether you are challenging out for one component or all of them; it is to your benefit to challenge out on all of them. Date January 28 February 8 March 8 April 14 May 16 June 24 Day Monday Friday Saturday Monday Friday Tuesday Start 6:00pm 12:00pm 8:00am 6:00pm 8:00am 6:00pm End 10:00pm 4:00pm 12:00pm 10:00pm 12:00pm 10:00pm Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford

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Professional Level
The courses av ailable through the Professional Lev el include: Bloodborne Pathogens Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Administering Emergency Oxygen, and Emergency Response. These courses are considered appropriate for professional rescuers (persons required to giv e care as part of their job). Please tak e a look at the offerings and choose a course that fits y our needs.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification valid 1 year

$60

This course teaches professional rescuers (those with a duty to respond and provi de care) the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies, includi ng the use of an automated external defibrillator for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. The course also includes two-person CPR and the use of breathing devices. Date January 19 February 13 a nd 20 March 15 April 26 May 12 and 19 June 7 Day Saturday Wednesdays Saturday Saturday Mondays Saturday Start 8:00am 6:00pm 8:00am 8:00am 6:00pm 8:00am End 5:00pm (1 hour lunch) 10:00pm (both nights) 5:00pm (1 hour lunch) 5:00pm (1 hour lunch) 10:00pm (both nights) 5:00pm (1 hour lunch) Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer REVIEW
Date January 26 February 16 March 13 April 26 May 10 June 7 Day Saturday Saturday Thursday Saturday Saturday Saturday Start 9:00am 9:00am 4:00pm 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am

C ertification v alid 1 y r
End 3:30pm (30 min lunch) 3:30pm (30 min lunch) 10:00pm 3:30pm (30 min lunch) 3:30pm (30 min lunch) 3:30pm (30 min lunch)

$45
Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford

Same as full course description; however, participants must come to class certified in CPR/AED PRO.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer CHALLENGE

Certification valid 1 yr

$30

Challenge dates and tmes are available for individuals who hold certification and those who do not. These courses are made up of ONLY skills and written testing with NO allowance for review or practice with an instructor. The instructor will not provide teaching, corrective feedback or practice time. There are NO pre-requisites and these are designed for people who know the material and want the least expensive and quickest way to maintain certification. Date February 8 April 12 June 7 Day Friday Saturday Saturday Start 1:00pm 8:00am 8:00am End 5:00pm 12:00pm 12:00pm Location Rockford Rockford Rockford

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Bloodborne Pathogens Training Certification: Bloodborne P athogens (v alid 1 yr)

$30

This course trains and provides individuals with an understanding of the intent of the bloodborne pathogens regulation issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSH A); how bloodborne pathogens are spread; how to help prevent exposure incidents by following work practice controls, using engineering controls and personal protective equipment, practicing good personal hygiene and properly cleaning and disinfecting equipment and supplies; and to recognize, report and follow up on employee exposures to infectious materials. Date February 19 April 24 June 2 Day Tuesday Thursday Monday Start 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm End 8:00pm 8:00pm 8:00pm Location Rockford Rockford Rockford

Other cou rses at the Professiona l Level are available and will be s cheduled as needed. These classes in clude: Adminis tering Emergency Oxygen and Emergency Response. If inte rested in these classes, please contact the chapter at 815-96 3-8471.

Youth Courses
Two of the courses av ailable to the y outh in our community : Basic Aid Training (for ages 8-10) and Baby sitter's Training (for ages 11+). These classes fill up quick so mak e sure to register now!

Basic Aid Training Certification: BA T Certificate - Has Attended (no exp)

$30

Basic A id Training (BAT) introduces 8 - 10 year-olds to the emergency action steps: Check-Call-C are, as well as to basic first aid procedures. An activ ity book w ith puzzles and games teaches children how to prevent injuries and w hat to do in an emergency. Make sure to send your child w ith a sack lunch.
Date February 2 April 19 June 14 Day Saturday Saturday Saturday Start 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am End 3:00pm (30 min snack) 3:00pm (30 min snack) 3:00pm (30 min snack) Location Rockford Rockford Rockford

Babysitter's Training C ertification: Babysitter's Training - H as Attended (no exp)

$50

Baby sitter's Training is designed for y outh, ages 11 to 15, to prov ide indiv iduals with the information and skills necessary to responsibly care for children in the absence of a parent or adult guardian. The training w ill help participants dev elop skills in leadership and professionalism, basic care, safety and safe play, and first aid. Bring a sack lunch.
Date January 26 February 16 March 29 April 12 May 3 June 14 Day Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Saturday Start 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am 9:00am End 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) 4:00pm (30 min lunch) Location Rockford Rockford Rockford Belvidere Rockford Rockford

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Specialty Courses
Dog First Aid Certification: Dog F irst Aid - H as attended $30
This course teaches individuals basic first aid techniques for dogs due to common illness, injury or life-threatening conditions. Date Day Start End Location February 28 April 16 June 24 Thursday Wednesday Tuesday 6:00pm 6:00pm 6:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm 9:00pm Rockford Belvidere Rockford

Cat First Aid Certification: Cat F irst A id - H as attended
This course teaches individuals basic first aid techniques for cats due to common illness, injury or life-threatening conditions. Date March 26 May 29 Day Wednesday Thursday Start 6:00pm 6:00pm End 9:00pm 9:00pm

$30
Location Rockford Rockford

Wilderness First Aid

Certification: Wilderness F irst A id (v alid 3 yrs)

This course gives individuals the knowledge of first aid skills in a setting in which emergency care is delayed for long periods of time, or when self-evacuation is necessary. None scheduled at this time. Please contact the chapter for details and/or to set up a course.

Aquatic Courses
Lifeguard Training
None scheduled at this time. Please contact the chapter for details and/or to set up a course.

Water Safety Instructor Training
None scheduled at this time. Please contact the chapter for details and/or to set up a course.

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Instructor Courses
Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course $140
Indiv iduals will "Challenge" out of Basic Certification sk ills, including: First Aid/CPR/AED. The course then trains indiv iduals in Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT). Upon successful completion, indiv iduals will be certified to teach courses from our Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED Program. Date Day Start End Location January 9 Wednesday 6:30pm 10:00pm Rock ford 17 Thursday 6:30pm 10:00pm Rock ford 22 Tuesday 6:30pm 10:00pm Rock ford 24 Thursday 6:30pm 10:00pm Rock ford 30 Wednesday 6:30pm 10:00pm Rock ford

April 3 4 5 12 19

Thursday Friday Saturday Saturday Saturday

6:00pm 6:00pm 8:00am 8:00am 8:00am

10:00pm 10:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm

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CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Instructor Bridge Course

$70

Trains current Lay Responder First Aid/CPR/AED Instructors to be able to teach CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Course. Date Day Start End Location January 31 Thursday 6:30pm 10:30pm Rock ford

Please note: Other Instructor Authorizations along with various basic courses and different combinations are available. Contact Chapter for more information.

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Rockford Office 727 North Church St Rockford, IL 61103

Belv idere Office 530 S State Street Belv idere, IL 61108

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