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Norfolk CPR Certification Professionals

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Save a Life Solutions
5.0
from 25 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 30 hires on Thumbtack
Jordan R.
Verified review

Chris is an amazing instructor and I really enjoyed taking the BLS course. I became CPR certified a few years ago and needed re-certify. I can honestly say that I have never felt more prepared to save someone's life. Chris was also very flexible and scheduling was easy. Thanks Chris! I have given out your business cards to my coworkers and friends.

Medi-Rx CPR Services
5.0
from 20 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Val B.
Verified review

This was an absolutely amazing class. I will come back for my next CPR certification.

Hands Over Hearts for Life
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Melinda W.
Verified review

BLS for healthcare provider. Awesome instructor! Highly recommend! Will use again!!!!

EMTA Enterprises
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 27 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Mark H.
Verified review

EMTA delivers consistent, thourough, and effective courses in an extremely efficient manner. I would highly recommend these courses for any individual seeking certification in a variety of emergency medical training programs.

Criswell Enterprises
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Amanda G.
Verified review

He did a great job, was very responsive to emails, professional and knowledgeable to anewer all my questions. Also the fact that he came to me and provided the training in my home was nice. Paul was very open aboutique his background in rescue and sharing his experiences, and very personable making the class flow smoothly. I would hire him again when it's time for recertification in 2 years.

Brownie's Heartsaver
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Lourdes G.
Verified review

She was very professional her work quality was excellent !

I Know CPR
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
A. L.
Verified review

I was very impressed with this CPR instructor. She is knowledgeable and made the class fun! I will recommend.

Frank Brown
4.3
from 3 reviews
  • 1 year in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Dynee C.
Verified review

Very informative, knew exactly what he was talking about. Made sure to answer any questions that I had and made sure I was confident in knowing how to give cpr, first aid and use an aed. I’m definitely going to refer him when people ask and when it is time for me to renew he will be the first person I go to. Thank you again Mr. Brown.

Baxter's Health Training
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Amber D.
Verified review

I enjoyed having Janet as my instructor! She was on time and ready to start as soon as I showed up. She made it fun and entertaining. I will definitely be coming back for re-certification and referring my family to her

Greight Hearts CPR
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 7 years in business
Amber S.
Verified review

Very professional with a great price!

Angela S.
Verified review

Class was very informative and instructor was very knowledgeable. Instructor did a small class for me since I needed the certification right away.

CPRAnywhere!
5.0
from 1 review
    Nancy D.
    Verified review

    Gordon Degges has been teaching CPR & First Aid to my practice for many years. I was excited to hear that he now has his own company, CPR Anywhere! Gordon has always been flexible as far as scheduling is concerned and always delivers top-notch training. I would highly recommend Gordon & CPR Anywhere!

    About

    Every Second Counts works for you. We can come to your location if your a company or group, of any size. But if space is an issue.. you and your group are more than welcome to train at our Colley aver location in Norfolk. We also offer a referral gift card. For every person that mentions your name you will be mailed a $5 gift card of your choosing.

    About

    We teach CPR and first aid classes to people who need it. We offer it to you for $50 which is not a usual price that you get from other businesses.

    About

    On-site CPR, First Aid, and other health and safety trainings. We offer fast, fun and affordable training. Don't make your employees travel; we come to you. Our team of experienced instructors make learning easy for your employees.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Think Safe is unique from other training centers in that we know and understand all certifying major training organizations. Think Safe owns the First Voice product line and is a manufacturer and developer of software and hardware that brings technology to the world of emergency response. Products developed and sold by First Voice are intended to be used by the average lay rescuer, who is infrequently trained and may need coaching real-time during any emergency or want easier access to refresher training in order to be more prepared for emergencies. Thus, our technical experts at Think Safe include Certified Instructors, and healthcare professionals that have over 150 years experience in pre-hospital emergency care and know the protocols and curriculum and teaching methods and mechanisms of all the major certifying agencies. At the end of all of our certified training sessions, students receive a 1 year to 3 year certification. Also, all students must perform a training drill at the end of class that is pertinent to their workplace protocols to include scene safety, the assessment of any victim(s), initiating the emergency action plan, calling 911 and other emergency notification numbers, starting compressions, getting others to help and switching compressor roles, performing breaths when using proper rescue breathing barriers, clearing the scene, proper record keeping procedures and intake forms, EMS flaggers, first aid treatment procedures, and more…. Our training center and trainers utilize the best technology and tools available when performing CPR training courses. Tools utilized include American Heart Association (AHA) compliant cognitive feedback devices such as Prestan CPR feedback manikins or The Loop CPR gaming platform. Students receive access to online manuals and refresher training anytime including course handouts and skills review handouts. Our training center portal for students that have taken our courses also includes training drills and training scenarios for ongoing responder team use during future practice sessions.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Think Safe is unique from other training centers in that we know and understand all certifying major training organizations. Think Safe owns the First Voice product line and is a manufacturer and developer of software and hardware that brings technology to the world of emergency response. Products developed and sold by First Voice are intended to be used by the average lay rescuer, who is infrequently trained and may need coaching real-time during any emergency or want easier access to refresher training in order to be more prepared for emergencies. Thus, our technical experts at Think Safe include Certified Instructors, and healthcare professionals that have over 150 years experience in pre-hospital emergency care and know the protocols and curriculum and teaching methods and mechanisms of all the major certifying agencies. At the end of all of our certified training sessions, students receive a 1 year to 3 year certification. Also, all students must perform a training drill at the end of class that is pertinent to their workplace protocols to include scene safety, the assessment of any victim(s), initiating the emergency action plan, calling 911 and other emergency notification numbers, starting compressions, getting others to help and switching compressor roles, performing breaths when using proper rescue breathing barriers, clearing the scene, proper record keeping procedures and intake forms, EMS flaggers, first aid treatment procedures, and more…. Our training center and trainers utilize the best technology and tools available when performing CPR training courses. Tools utilized include American Heart Association (AHA) compliant cognitive feedback devices such as Prestan CPR feedback manikins or The Loop CPR gaming platform. Students receive access to online manuals and refresher training anytime including course handouts and skills review handouts. Our training center portal for students that have taken our courses also includes training drills and training scenarios for ongoing responder team use during future practice sessions.

    • 14 years in business
    About

    I specialize in CPR/first aid (infant, child, and adult) and AED, wilderness first aid, babysitting safety, and blood borne pathogens.

    About

    We offer a wide range of on- and off-site training. This includes the following: * First Aid * CPR * AED * Blood-Borne Pathogens * EpiPen * OSHA

    About

    CPR, which stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is a rescue and lifesaving technique which greatly increases the survival rate of cardiac arrest victims. It is an invaluable skill taught by the staff of Ericka's Heart CPR. We also provide health and wellness education on various topics in small or large group settings.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    Think Safe is unique from other training centers in that we know and understand all certifying major training organizations. Think Safe owns the First Voice product line and is a manufacturer and developer of software and hardware that brings technology to the world of emergency response. Products developed and sold by First Voice are intended to be used by the average lay rescuer, who is infrequently trained and may need coaching real-time during any emergency or want easier access to refresher training in order to be more prepared for emergencies. Thus, our technical experts at Think Safe include Certified Instructors, and healthcare professionals that have over 150 years experience in pre-hospital emergency care and know the protocols and curriculum and teaching methods and mechanisms of all the major certifying agencies. At the end of all of our certified training sessions, students receive a 1 year to 3 year certification. Also, all students must perform a training drill at the end of class that is pertinent to their workplace protocols to include scene safety, the assessment of any victim(s), initiating the emergency action plan, calling 911 and other emergency notification numbers, starting compressions, getting others to help and switching compressor roles, performing breaths when using proper rescue breathing barriers, clearing the scene, proper record keeping procedures and intake forms, EMS flaggers, first aid treatment procedures, and more. Our training center and trainers utilize the best technology and tools available when performing CPR training courses. Tools utilized include American Heart Association (AHA) compliant cognitive feedback devices such as Prestan CPR feedback manikins or The Loop CPR gaming platform. Students receive access to online manuals and refresher training anytime including course handouts and skills review handouts. Our training center portal for students that have taken our courses also includes training drills and training scenarios for ongoing responder team use during future practice sessions.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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 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 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

    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.

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