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Save a Life - Learn CPR

For more information or to sign up for classes:
Call: (410) 222-8337

The only level of class we offer at the Anne Arundel County Fire Department Training Academy is the following:

American Heart Association Friends and Family Class

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only® CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment by using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.

Target Audience

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR, but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their job. This course is ideal for schools and students, new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning how to save a life.

 We do not offer the following two CPR classes. If you need either of these level classes please use the web sites provided below.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED

Heartsaver®  CPR AED teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.  This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

Target Audience

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.  Normally medical office staff, physical fitness trainers, daycare providers etc.

American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

Target Audience

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

CPR Class Resources

American Heart Association -     800-242-8721

Anne Arundel Community College –http://   410-777-2974 Kyle Hastings

Baltimore Washington Medical Center -     410-787-4527

Anne Arundel Medical Center-    443-481-1526 (Heartsaver only)

Arundel Volunteer Fire Dept. -

Cape St Claire Volunteer Fire Dept. -

  Woodland Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. -

Glen Burnie Volunteer Fire Dept.  -

Arnold Volunteer Fire Dept. –

Christine Wells   410-960-2054

Deale Volunteer Fire Dept. -  Email:

Odenton Volunteer Fire Dept. - Chris Phillips



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