Tuesday, March 20, 2018

American Heart Association (AHA) CPR class

Are you interested in taking an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR class?


Below, you will find a list of instructors to contact for any AHA CPR class you may need.  Each instructor will do their best to accommodate your needs.  Please know that each instructor is able to charge an amount they think is fair for their time and services, so please don’t be surprised if you are given different prices for the same type of class. The instructors on the provided list teach American Heart Association classes and are independent agents and representatives of AHA.  While teaching AHA courses, they are representing an AHA Community Training Center (CTC) and not Horry County Fire Rescue.


There are several AHA CPR classes to choose from, so take a moment to look at the following descriptions to see which class suits your needs:


Family and Friends CPR – approximately 2 hours

Designed to teach small or large groups of lay persons the basics of CPR; this class is for people who wish to learn CPR, but do not require a certification card.


Heartsaver First Aid – approximately 4 hours

Includes the skills recommended by OSHA for many jobs including (but not limited to): Security and airline personnel, camp counselors, police and firefighters, teachers and daycare workers, physical fitness trainers, or anyone who has a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.


Heartsaver CPR AED – approximately 2 hours (Pediatric only Heartsaver CPR AED available)

This class combines basic CPR skills training with instruction and practice using an AED. Heartsaver CPR AED is recommended for individuals who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.


Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED- approximately 6 hours (Pediatric only Heartsaver FA CPR AED available)

A combination of the curriculum from the Heartsaver First Aid course and the Heartsaver CPR AED Course.


Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (BLS HCP) – approximately 3 ½ hours

The initial and renewal courses are designed to provide a wide variety of certified, non-certified, licensed, or non-licensed healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.


BLS for Healthcare Providers Online part 2 and 3 approximately 1 ½ hours (BLS SKILLS Testing)

Part 2 and 3 of the AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Online part 1 course. Once the online portion of the BLS for Healthcare Providers class is completed, you will need to take parts 2 (BLS Skills practice) and 3 (BLS Skills testing) to complete the class and receive your card. This is only good for the online class offered through American Heart Association (www.onlineaha.org). You must bring in certificate from part 1. You must complete parts 2 and 3 within 30 days of completing Part 1 AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Online part 1.


If you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to email: Sharon Jordan, CTC Coordinator for Horry County Fire Rescue CTC - jordansh@horrycounty.org



Instructor Contact Information for Public Release

Steve Sampollo



Jessica Archibald



Autumn Wagner



Kelly Dailey (Heartsaver only)



Quincy Hardee



Jeff Harrell



Jay Lawson



Brian Mahaffey



Chris Markferding



Michael Mallory



Stephanie Mossi



Becky Pavlick



Tim Prince


prince843@sccoast .net

Jonathan Williams



Lee Ann Pinson



Kathy Nieuwenhuis   843-455-2560       nieuwenk@horrycounty.org
Horry Georgetown Technical College (Grand Strand Campus)   843-477-2020  
Alton Keith   843-283-1679       sleepy2329526@yahoo.com
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