Why Choose NPC's CPR/First Aid studies?
- For your convenience this class is scheduled at a variety of our campuses and/or centers and frequently offered as a Saturday class.
- You will learn CPR and American Heart Association or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) basic first aid from experienced and certified healthcare instructors.
About Our Program
- EMT 104 CPR with First Aid is a one-half-credit (8 hours of class time) hands-on lab course to certify the student in both CPR and American Heart Association or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) first aid.
- Healthcare Provider CPR with First Aid is a basic requirement for all students entering the NPC EMT and Paramedic programs.
- While this specific course is not required, Healthcare Provider CPR certification is required to enroll in the Nursing Assistant (NAT 101) and Medical Assistant (MDA) courses.
- Whether for workplace or family-related situations, those interested in learning the foundational skills of CPR and first aid will find EMT 104 Healthcare Provider CPR with First Aid may suit their needs.
- Police officers, firefighters and others who need to know the foundational interventions of pre-hospital emergency care should visit our informational page for Emergency Medical Responders (also known as First Responders).
The U.S. Department of Education requires all colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." Gainful employment disclosure information can be found for specific programs regarding tuition and fees and median loan debt, completion and job placement rates, and jobs related to the program on the web page for each program area.
We hope this information is helpful to our current and prospective students as you make your career and educational choices. For more information on Gainful Employment requirements, please read this letter from the U.S. Department of Education (7-page PDF).
Information on all eligible NPC programs can be found in the Gainful Employment Data Archives.