CPR, AED, and First Aid courses provide students the opportunity to acquire the basic skills need to provide emergency care to someone who is ill or injured. These skills are important for medical professionals as well as members of the general public. In as little as four hours you can gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence that you may one day need to help save the life of a friend or family member.
Current Course Offerings
Contact us for information about current course offerings.
Edgecombe Community College teaches American Heart Association CPR, AED, and First Aid classes. Courses are generally divided into two levels:
- Heartsaver classes are designed for members of the general public. Anyone 16 years of age or older may take a Heartsaver class with no prerequisites. There are no written exams. Course completion cards are issued by the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the course.
- Healthcare Professional classes are designed specifically for health care workers and students who are preparing for entry to medical careers and programs. Classes generally require both a written and practical examination. Course completion cards are issued by the American Heart Association upon successful completion of the course.
If you have questions regarding which class best meets your particular needs please contact us.
For more information contact:
Mr. Lee Darnell, Coordinator
Public Safety Programs
Edgecombe Community College
(252) 823-5166, ext. 175