Sudden cardiac arrest can happen at any time without warning. Immediate CPR can double, even triple a victim’s chance of survival.

American Heart Association classes are taught in a brand new classroom on the second floor of the Washingtonville Pediatrics building. Cost for travel to a business location will be determined when class is scheduled. For CPR Training at Washingtonville Pediatrics, please contact Debbie Martini at 845-496-5437 or via email.

For health care professionals

Basic Life Support 

  • For healthcare providers – examples : EMS personnel, physician assistants, physicians, dentists, nurses, respiratory therapists
  • Content : Adult and pediatric CPR (including 2-rescuer scenarios and the use of a bag mask), foreign-body airway obstruction, use of automated external defibrillation with CPR
  • Materials : BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual, Pocket mask
  • Written exam and skills test
  • Certification : BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card
  • Estimated time : 4 hours
  • Can accommodate up to 12 students per class
  • Cost : $75 per person, plus $15 for pocket mask (if needed)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

  • For pediatricians, emergency physicians, family physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, paramedics, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare providers who initiate and direct advanced life support in pediatric emergencies
  • Student materials: PALS Course Guide, PALS student CD, PALS Course Manual, Pocket mask
  • Written exam and skills test
  • PALS Provider Course Completion Card
  • Estimated time: 14 hours, Can accommodate up to 18 students per class
  • Cost : $225 per person, pocket mask $15 (if needed)

In the workplace

It is becoming increasingly popular for businesses to register their employees for CPR classes in an effort to train them for possible emergency situations.

Heartsaver CPR AED

  • For employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities. For employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
  • Content: Adult/Child/Infant CPR with mask, Adult/Child/Infant choking, Adult/Child AED
  • Student materials: Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook and CD, pocket mask
  • Skills test with AHA instructor during course
  • Heartsaver AED course completion card
  • 3.5 hours
  • Can accommodate 12 students per class
  • $55 per person, includes book and CD, $15 for pocket mask (if needed). Please inquire about our group rates

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid with CPR and AED

  • For those who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, such as child care workers, teachers, foster care providers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children’s sports organizations.
  • Content: Pediatric first aid (first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, environmental emergencies), asthma care training for child care providers, Adult/Child/Infant CPR with mask, Adult/Child AED
  • Student materials: Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Student workbook and CD, pocket mask
  • Skills practice and skills testing with AHA instructor during course
  • Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid course completion card
  • 6 hours
  • Can accommodate 12 students per class
  • $75 per person, (includes book with CD and AHA course completion card) plus) $15 for pocket mask
  • This class is the same whether this is your first class or this is a recertification. The course covers a large amount of valuable life-saving information that should be reviewed every 2 years.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED

  • Designed for employee training at companies, corporations, businesses or other entities. For employees and/or designated first responders who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements
  • Adult first aid (general principles, medical emergencies and injury emergencies)
  • Adult/Child CPR with mask
  • Adult/Child AED
  • Optional: Environmental emergencies Infant CPR with mask Heartsaver
  • Student materials: Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Student workbook and CD, pocket mask
  • Skills practice and skills testing with AHA instructor during course
  • Heartsaver First Aid course completion card
  • 6 hours
  • Can accommodate 12 students per class
  • $75 per person, (includes book with CD and AHA course completion card) plus $15 for pocket mask
  • This class is the same whether this is your first class or this is a recertification. The course covers a large amount of valuable life-saving information that should be reviewed every 2 years.

In the community

Friends and Family CPR

  • This CPR class is tailored for individuals interested in learning the life saving skills of CPR, but who do not require formal certification for the workplace setting.
  • The focus of the American Heart Association CPR for Friends and Family is hands on practice and scenario-based learning. The course is taught in a relaxed, supportive environment.
  • Students leave the class feeling confident and prepared to respond in an emergency.
  • The course is available to our patients 15 and up and all parents in our practice.
  • The course will cover CPR for adults, children and infants and how to help an adult, child or infant who is choking.
  • The course takes approximately two hours to complete.

Heartsaver CPR in Schools

  • Specifically designed for middle and high school students. The course design appeals to students through illustrations of teens and a unique training video featuring interviews with teens and edgy video footage.
  • Skills practice and skills testing with AHA instructor during course
  • Heartsaver CPR in Schools course completion card
  • 2-4 hours depending on which modules are taught