American Red Cross Classes*
- First Aid / CPR / AED
The American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. This program offers a choice of first aid, CPR, and AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience and is offered in traditional classroom learning format.
- CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers with First Aid
The purpose of the American Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers with First Aid program is to train professional level rescuers (including but not limited to: public safety personnel, athletic trainers, EMTs, pharmacists, nurses, physicians, lifeguards, and employees with a duty to respond) to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants and to give immediate care to a suddenly ill or injured person until more advanced medical personnel take over. This program is offered in traditional classroom format.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This course is offered in both traditional classroom and blended learning (online learning with instructor led skill session) formats.
Call 650-494-0550 or email for pricing and a listing of scheduled classes (classes can be scheduled for groups independent of the listed schedule).
Classes may be scheduled at your facility. There will be a $50 convenience charge added to the total cost of the class.
For more information or to register for an American Red Cross class contact:
650-494-0550 or email
* Abilities United is an American Red Cross Authorized Provider. Successful course completion requires full participation in classroom and skill sessions, as well as successful performance in skill and knowledge evaluations. Due to the nature of the skills in this program, you will participate in strenuous activities, such as performing CPR on the floor. If you have a medical condition or disability that may prevent you from participating in a skill session, or if you have any questions about your ability to participate fully in this course, please discuss them with your healthcare provider and the appropriate person at Abilities United before you start your course.
Children's classes are available upon request
Once you have taken our course, please feel free to download the supplemental materials.