The Hands-Only CPR class focuses teaching how to give compression only CPR when minutes matter. Many people who survive a cardiac emergency are helped by a bystander. In this class, you can learn how to perform Hands-Only CPR – so that you can help deliver life-saving care until professional responders arrive.
This class is instructor led and no other classes or trainings are required.
PLEASE NOTE: The Hands-Only CPR class is not OSHA aproved and may not be accepted by employers or other institutions. Please refer to our Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED Class or Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers Class.
Learn more about Hands-Only CPR From the American Red Cross Offical Webpage on Hands-Only CPR.
In-Person Instructor Led Portion
The in-person session is typically 30 minutes to 60 minutes long. The in-person session will review:
Adult Hands-Only CPR
Participants who successfully complete the in-person class will receive an American Red Cross Certification in Hands-Only CPR. Certificates will be issued in about one business day after the in-person class. Certificates are delivered via e-mail and can be found on the Red Cross Website.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is the difference between American Red Cross CPR and American Heart Association (AHA) CPR?
Both trainings are very similar since they are both based on the 2010 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR). Differences exist because The Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council uses CoSTR to understand the science independent of the AHA.
How long do your certifications last?
Most Red Cross certificates we issue last for two years from the date of your training. All certificates are digital and sent to your email with in one business day of the successfully completed class.
If you lost your certificate you can find it online on the American Red Cross Website.
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