Do you know what to do in a life-threatening emergency? Our American Heart Association Courses can teach you skills that may save the life of a loved one, neighbor or coworker and suit your specific needs. The Sentara RMH Wellness Center offers a wide variety of CPR, Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid courses taught by our staff of certified American Heart Association instructors for laypersons and healthcare professionals.
All classes are held at the Sentara RMH Wellness Center, 2500 Wellness Drive, Harrisonburg.
Heartsaver First Aid
Who Should Attend This Class: Anyone who wants to learn how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Must be 12 years of age or older to receive certification. Participants under the age of 16 must attend with a parent or guardian.
Skills Taught: First aid treatment for bleeding, broken bones, sprains, shock, and other emergencies.
Member: $35 Nonmember: $45
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Who Should Attend This Class: The course is designed for, but not limited to, healthcare professionals, students preparing for a licensed healthcare profession, and other allied health personnel. Must be 16 years of age or older to receive certification.
Skills Taught: CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED on adults and children, and relief of choking.
Member: $65 Nonmember: $75
Heartsaver CPR & AED (Automated External Defibrillator)
Who Should Attend This Class: Anyone who wants to learn CPR techniques, how to use an AED as well as those who may have a duty to respond to cardiac emergencies in the workplace or community. This course is NOT for the Healthcare Provider. Must be 12 years of age or older to receive certification. Participants under the age of 16 must attend with a parent or guardian.
Skills Taught: CPR for adult, child, and infant victims, AED use on adults and children, and relief of choking in all ages.
Member: $65 Nonmember: $75
Renewal Course (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Who Should Attend This Class: The course is designed for providers who are currently certified in BLS who would like to renew their certification for personal or professional reasons. Participants must present a current, BLS Provider certification card on the day of the class in order to be eligible for this course. Must be 16 years of age or older to receive certification.
Skills Taught: This 2.5 hour renewal course will review the fundamental skills of Basic Life Support including 1 and 2-rescuer adult, child and infant BLS, relief of choking and use of an AED on victim of all ages.
Member: $55 Nonmember: $65
Let us come to you!
We provide on-site training for groups of 4 or more students. See below for pricing.
- 4-7 students $50 fee in addition to the above per person rate
- 8-15 students $100 fee in addition to the above per person rate
Call 540-564-5696 to schedule your training.
Payment & Refund Policy
Payment is due at the time of registration. To receive a refund, cancellation or transfers must be received 5 business days prior to the date of the class. A request to transfer to a different class may be applied (ONE TIME). Participant must use the reschedule credit within 90 days of their original registration date.
Participant No-Show: With a no-show, the registration fee is forfeited altogether, meaning the participant can not receive a refund or credit to transfer to another class. If a participant does NOT show up to a class, and has not rescheduled, they are considered a no-show.
Class minimum: Classes must have a minimum of 4 participants per class. Failure to meet the minimum will result in the class being cancelled. A full refund will be issued if the Sentara RMH Wellness Center cancels the class.
Please contact 540-564-5696 if you need to cancel.