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CPR First Aid Training

*We understand that many of you may be concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus disease (“COVID-19”) and how it may impact us here locally. Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to protect the health of our Brazos Valley community, all CPR and First Aid classes are canceled until further notice. For more information about American Heart Association courses or to search for another course location, please visitwww.heart.org/en/cpr.

Since 1995, as part of our commitment to the people of the Brazos Valley, and our belief in the value of education, CHI St. Joseph Health continues to offer American Heart Association CPR Classes and First Aid Training. Course descriptions and scheduling information is listed below.

Available Courses:

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Audience: this course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid, CPR, and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants are covered.

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Child and infant CPR, AED use, how to relieve choking in a child or infant , and first aid skills are taught in this class. Audience: child care workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, coaches for children's sports organizations, others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters, and guardians. This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 U.S. states.

Basic Life Support (BLS or CPR) for Healthcare Providers course trains healthcare providers to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.

Important Registration Information:

  • Advance registration and payment are required for all CPR and First Aid certification courses. Please call Healthy Communities at 979.731.1231 with questions, to register, and pay for your course by phone.
  • 100% Classroom means students are with an AHA instructor for their entire learning experience.
  • Online/in-person skills or "blended learning" courses combine the flexibility of online training with hands-on skills practice and testing with an AHA Instructor. Students must complete the online portion of the course before attending the in-person skills portion of the class. This information will be provided upon registration. Please note: the $25 fee paid to Healthy Communities covers the participant's in-person skills session - this fee does not cover the online section of the course which will be paid directly to the American Heart Association. Students must provide proof of completion to be allowed entry on the day of class.

Refund Policy:

Should you need to cancel or your registration, refunds/transfers will only be granted if cancellation is made at least two working days prior to the course and all course materials are returned. No refunds will be granted for late/no-shows.

Courses Location:
CHI St. Joseph Health Medical Office Building in Bryan
2700 East 29th Street, Suite 140 Classroom


  • From South College Station, head north on Highway 6. Exit Briarcrest Drive and turn left. At East 29th Street, turn right. Pass through the Memorial Drive intersection. Your destination will be on your left (turn in at the helipad). Suite 140 is on the first floor behind the elevators.
  • From College Station, head north on Farm to Market Rd 2818/Harvey Mitchell Parkway S. Turn right on W Villa Maria Rd. Drive and use the left 2 lanes to turn left onto E Villa Maria Rd. Drive and then turn right onto East 29th street. Your destination will be on your right (turn in at the helipad). Suite 140 is on the first floor behind the elevators.