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What is CPR training?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (better known as CPR) is a lifesaving manual technique that pumps oxygenated blood back into the body’s organs if someone’s heart or breathing has stopped. A variety of CPR training is available to community members, employees and healthcare providers. CPR training may last two to five hours or more, depending on the content and the target audience. During the training, students will learn how to recognize and respond to an emergency situation. There are different CPR techniques for adults and children, but with both you will learn how to determine whether the person is conscious before administering chest compression. During the training you’ll learn chest compression techniques for adults and different techniques for children between the ages of 1 and 8. Students learn how to properly administer chest compressions, when the technique is appropriate and when it is not, and how long you must perform rescue measures. Students also learn what an automatic external defibrillator (AED) is and how to use it if necessary to shock a patient before administering CPR chest compressions.

How much are singing lessons?

Singing lessons cost $50 per hour, on average. Hourly rates can range anywhere from $40-$80. However, some vocal instructors may charge flat rates or offer packages. They may also offer 30-minute lessons for a lower price. Or, they might require monthly tuition for ongoing classes. It depends on the voice coach. 

Contact vocal instructors near you to get a sense of how much singing lessons cost in your area.

How do I become CPR and first aid certified?

You can earn CPR training and receive first aid certification in a number of ways. Choose an online course to learn the materials remotely and then find a testing location to complete the certification process with an in-person demonstration of your knowledge and skills. Encourage your workplace to host a first aid and CPR training so employees can learn what to do in case of a workplace emergency and how to respond with lifesaving techniques. You may also be able to take a CPR or first aid class in your community. A basic CPR training may run four to five hours. After receiving CPR training, you’ll know how to respond if an adult or a child goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. You’ll learn how to use chest compressions to keep blood pumping to a person’s organs, which can keep them alive until an emergency responder can arrive. First aid and CPR training can also include education about how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

What is first aid training?

With first aid training, you may be able to help save a life. First aid training can teach people who are not medical professionals how to help a sick or injured person in crisis before an ambulance arrives on the scene. Most commonly, first aid training helps teach you how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

First aid training can teach you how to respond in a variety of emergency situations, including:

  • Asthma attack
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • External bleeding
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Neck, head or back injury
  • Stroke
  • Seizure

First aid training classes may be offered by professionals who are affiliated with the Red Cross, which offers online, in-person, and blended training classes. First aid classes are also often offered through local recreation centers, city services, schools, hospitals and private companies.  

What do you learn in a first aid course?

First aid training gives you a variety of lifesaving skills for responding to many different emergency situations. In a first aid course you’ll learn about how to examine someone who’s been hurt, how to use a defibrillator, how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and how to control bleeding and trauma. Some courses include pediatric first aid as well as adult first aid; helping a choking infant, for example, is different from helping a choking adult. Although you can take CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) courses separately, most first aid training includes both.

In a first aid course you’ll also learn how to respond to:

  • Wounds, including punctures, cuts and hemorrhages
  • Heart attacks, chest pain and respiratory arrest
  • Bone fractures, sprains and torn muscles
  • First-, second- and third-degree burns
  • Poisoning
  • Choking
  • Bites and stings
  • Hypothermia or frostbite
  • Shock and seizures


What can you do with a first aid certificate?

People with a first aid certificate are trained to respond quickly and appropriately in life-threatening situations. Although a first aid certificate alone isn’t enough to secure a job, it can make you more attractive to certain types of potential employers. When you have a first aid certificate, you’ve proved that you know how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and handle emergency situations like choking, heavy bleeding, a heart attack or stroke, or anaphylaxis. Most parents prefer babysitters and lifeguards with first aid certification. Many professionals, especially those who work with children, are required to have first aid training, including teachers, coaches, counselors and therapists, firefighters, and social workers. In addition to adult and pediatric first aid plus CPR and AED courses, you can take first aid training specifically designed for babysitting and child care, for health care settings, and for swimming and water safety situations..

How do you get your first aid certificate?

To get your first aid certificate, you must take a first aid training course designed for certification. Certified training professionals offer courses to employers, schools or other groups. For an in-person training, you may go to a training location such as a Red Cross classroom, or a professional first aid and CPR trainer can come to you or your office. Most first aid training courses take three to five hours or more, which prepares you to take the first aid certification test. To boost your chances, you can take online practice tests or review study guides. Once you pass the first aid exam, an official digital certificate is emailed to you. You can also have a wallet card or printed certificate sent to you.

How much do Spanish tutors charge?

Nationally, the average cost for a Spanish tutor ranges from $30 to $40 per hour. The cost for a Spanish tutor can vary depending on whether you choose private instruction or group lessons. Geographic location can affect cost; tutors in expensive cities and pricier regions command higher rates than in rural areas and small towns. The experience and education of the Spanish tutor will also affect their rates. For adult education, many people learning Spanish choose to join a Spanish school with tutors who teach group classes and also offer private tutoring for students. Typically these schools charge a monthly tuition that gives students access to a set number of classes per week, with private tutoring available at an additional cost. One example of an average cost is a monthly tuition of $200, which includes five 90-minute group lessons per month. Monthly tuition can vary depending on the school and the teachers. Short-term workshops are also a way to learn Spanish. Students may work with a Spanish tutor and group of other students at their skill level for a short period of time. One example of an average price is $100 for an eight-week course, with one 60-minute group class per week.

How long is your CPR certification good for?

In general, CPR training sessions and certifications are good for two years. After that, you must recertify to ensure you are up to date on the latest information and techniques. CPR is a lifesaving skill for a community member, employee or healthcare provider to know, as it enables you to respond appropriately if someone goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. In a CPR training, students learn compression techniques to keep blood flowing to the body’s organs if a person’s heart has suddenly stopped or they have stopped breathing. This action can keep a person alive until an emergency responder can arrive on the scene and can effectively save a life.

The American Red Cross explains that re-certification is important, because people start to forget information just a few months after taking a training. The American Red Cross recommends you keep your skills fresh by reviewing free, online materials or downloading their free, mobile app to keep abreast of CPR information and news. Re-certification courses are shorter than first-time CPR training. Your renewed CPR certification will be good for another two years.

Reviews for Jacksonville lessons teachers
Pamela P.
I have enjoyed my lessons! Professor Suarez is very patient and positive. She was flexible when it came to scheduling, and I look forward to future lessons.
Thumbtack Customer
Not yet started the lessons but was so happy that someone immediately contacted me via this
Great Scott Music AcademyGreat Scott Music Academy
Jack T.
I have not had my first lesson yet, but she has been very professional and courteous.
Alma's Vocal AcademyAlma's Vocal Academy
William C.
It was an excellent lesson. I believe I will be quite happy with Byron teaching me to be a real music maker as he’s a seriously accomplished musician. His teaching studio was the perfect environment. He’s extremely enthusiastic about me progressing. I’m already set up for my next two lessons. No complaints at all.
Byron Bullock, Remote online lessons available.Byron Bullock, Remote online lessons available.
Thumbtack Customer
Great teacher. Was able to schedule me in day of. Definitely worth the lesson. I would highly recommend her.
Zachariah S.
Incredible guy! Made us all feel comfortable and explained tabs in a way that’s easy to comprehend. Excited to continue our lessons!
Music Time with Tim CollinsMusic Time with Tim Collins
Kathy V.
I've been taking piano lessons from Steve for a year now. I played many years ago but, unlike a riding a bicycle, one forgets. I went back to the beginning and was so pleased to find that Steve intersperses theory, technique and even fun facts with the usual fingering, rhythm and tempo. I'm learning so much more than I did before. He's a stickler for getting each song just right, but does so gradually with lots of positive encouragement. I even bring my "special songs" to work on alongside the lesson book. I so look forward to each lesson!
Stephen ChapmanStephen Chapman
Thumbtack Customer
I have taken three lessons so far and they have been very personable which makes it easy and fun to learn. The staff is always courteous and professional.
Great Scott Music AcademyGreat Scott Music Academy
Marty D.
Alma have been studying music for 16 years in 3 different Europe countries! She is very qualified and you can notice her knowledge about singing at the first lesson. First we did warm ups where she taught me how to breath using diaphragm, then vowel shaping exercises. The best ones was lip-trill exercises. They were for extending range and engage diaphragm. Then we were singing the song I brought for the first lesson. She right away find orchestration and style I like on her piano. So I was able to enjoy my song, singing with full orchestra. Thank you Alma for outstanding lesson.
Alma's Vocal AcademyAlma's Vocal Academy
Teresa C.
I had been looking for someone to help me with my voice lessons and I came across this app. So right away I tried to contact this one guy and got no response. Then I get a message from Mr Steve Chapman who says he was willing to work with me in the areas I was struggling in. Mr Steve is a very patient and caring teacher, he takes his time to explain things to you, he helped increase my skills in breathing and how to form my words when singing, not to mention the confidence I have in singing in front of ppl. I could go on and on, if you ever need someone for voice lessons Mr Steve is your guy. I will truly miss my lessons
Stephen ChapmanStephen Chapman
Steven B.
Great value, personable, and knowledgeable. My anxiety-bundled self even felt comfortable and after a lesson or two started to notice more about how my voice and body work together. Highly recommend.
CK's Voice SessionsCK's Voice Sessions
Marianna L.
John is such an amazing patient teacher. He continues to challenge every Spanish lesson and also encourages and builds up my confidence in my Spanish speaking skills. Im really confident that if I stick with him that I will be fluent in no time.
Brilliant Tutor French, Spanish, English, JapaneseBrilliant Tutor French, Spanish, English, Japanese
Donnie P.
Even after one lesson I’ve already have had such a great experience and I’m so excited to get better! Matt was friendly, encouraging, helpful, knowledgeable, I HIGHLY recommend letting him teach you guitar, you won’t regret it!
Guitar Lessons With Matt TateGuitar Lessons With Matt Tate
William A.
Professor Suarez is the most punctual, patient, assertive, and excellent planner for the level of Spanish you are currently at. I thoroughly enjoy each lesson and I have progressed at a much faster pace than expected due to Professor Suarez’s outstanding methods of teaching the Spanish language!
Thumbtack Customer
Laura has a wealth of knowledge if you are looking for a fun teacher with excellent skills she is a real pro. I have been taking lessons with her now for a month and can tell am in good hands. She is a great find for a student looking to go to the next level.
Ms. Laura's Piano LessonsMs. Laura's Piano Lessons
John M.
I have lessons with a few different guitar teachers over the last few years and David has been one of the best ones I have ever had. His passion for music and learning is infectious. He is a true professional and I could not be more happy. David rocks!
David Williams MusicDavid Williams Music
Thumbtack Customer
I am a new guitar player with very little recent music experience. Turns out that choosing Ken as my instructor was the absolute perfect choice. He has both challenged me and shown patience when needed, and has all the demeanor, talent, and instructional ability of a fantastic music instructor. It is clear he is a gifted musician and brings a wealth of talent and experience to the lesson. More importantly, he is able to convey music concepts at the level I need and able to build my confidence in playing guitar. I have no doubt I will achieve my music goals with Ken guiding my path. I definitely look forward to my lesson each week.
Time to StrumTime to Strum
Domonique H.
I was hesitate at first to follow my dreams to be a singer. I wasn't confident in my voice because I had issues with perfecting my pitches and I had poor breathing techniques. One day I finally decided to hire a vocal coach. I came across many vocal coaches ads but Bulent Guneralp was the one ad that stuck out to me. So I decided to give it a try. I thought I would be wasting my money on lessons because I didn't think I would gain anything from the lessons. I started taking singing lessons with Bulent Guneralp back in August. At first, I didn't understand any of the singing exercises. It was something new and a challenge I had to accomplish. Bulent Guneralp is very patient and understanding when it comes to his students. Overtime I was able to perfect the singing exercises and understand how the singing exercises actually helped improved my breathing technique when I sing. I recorded myself singing last week and was amazed of how my voice sounded. Bulent Guneralp has helped me gain confidence in my voice because I didn't know how my voice should sound. Thanks Bulent Guneralp!
Bulent Guneralp. Singer. Teacher. Athlete.Bulent Guneralp. Singer. Teacher. Athlete.
Nancy T.
Profesora Suarez has been very enjoyable to work with. My husband and I have some basic knowledge of Spanish, and she has selected level-appropriate lessons. She also has been willing to work around our irregular schedules and meet on differing days of the week, as necessary. Highly recommended, especially if looking for more than a tutor.
Kurt R.
Novi is a fantastic teacher. We started working together twice a week almost a month ago and my Spanish has already grown so much. She is kind and patient and she actually wants you to learn!! I look forward to our lessons every week. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to learn the language or needing to brush up on their skills.
Nicole K.
I've had 2 lessons with Patty so far and I have already learned sooo much. She gets right to it to assure you get the most for your time. She's very helpful...keeps it real and knows her stuff. I couldn't ask for a better tutor. I am super confident that I will be prepared for my big move to Costa Rica in November
Patty’s Spanish LessonsPatty’s Spanish Lessons
Terry W.
I feel more improved in my singing. My range increases tremendously. Now Im able to sing freely high notes, low notes and my mix voice sounds without any breaks. I view Alma as a master of masters with her experience. Her knowledge out does everyone else I have received lessons from. Thank you Alma for my improvement at singing.
Alma's Vocal AcademyAlma's Vocal Academy
Thumbtack Customer
I recently began singing and felt like I hit my plateau and could not improve on my own. I decided to seek a professional and am very glad that Alma was the right fit for me. I expected to learn a lot during my first lesson, but ended up learning much more than I had anticipated. Alma is a very friendly person and knows what she is doing. I recommend her to anyone who is serious about improving his/her singing technique, because she knows exactly where to start and is the best person for this task.
Alma's Vocal AcademyAlma's Vocal Academy
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