Nursing students resuscitating simulated patient

Training Programs: Basic Life Support

Earn an American Heart Association Advanced CPR certificate in a four-hour training class for individuals whose job-related duties include responding to emergencies. Classes will be held in person on New York Tech's Long Island campus. This FREE training is valued at $50.

Course topics include:

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation; performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

This program is part of the New York Tech Healthcare Service Training Project, offering qualified individuals tuition-free training in response to the healthcare needs of the Long Island region. It is supported by a grant from the New York State Department of Labor and the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council (LIREDC).