Madison Health CPR and First Aid, practicing CPR on dummy.

CPR & First Aid Classes

BLS classes are offered at Madison Health for the public and healthcare providers.

Contact Cortney Burchett at Madison Health at 740.845.7363 or to register or with questions.

Madison Health Emergency Room

BLS (Basic Life Saving) Class

BLS classes are offered at Madison Health for the public and healthcare providers. Participants will learn how to perform rescue breathing and chest compressions on adults, children, and infants. They will also learn to use the AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and how to help a choking victim.

This class is suitable for individuals who require either New Certifications or Re-Certifications for CPR/BLS (Basic Life Saving). Cost is $50 per person and includes a workbook.

  • Saturday, April 29, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, May 20, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, June 24, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, July 22, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, August 26, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, September 23, 9am – 1pm
  • Saturday, October 28, 9am – 1pm
Doctor listening to patient's heart

CPR Heartsaver Class

This class teaches basic CPR skills and is designed for individuals who are in non-clinical fields. This course does not meet criteria for those healthcare providers who must be BLS/HCP certified. Cost for the combined class is $40 per person.

  • Saturday, April 15, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, May 13, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, June 10, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, July 8, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, August 12, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, September 9, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
  • Saturday, October 14, 12:30pm – 3:30pm
Madison Health General Surgery provider talking to patient

First Aid Class

community. The three-hour class uses the American Heart Association guidelines.

First aid is the immediate care that is given to someone with an illness or injury before trained help arrives or takes over. Trained help includes someone whose job is taking care of people who are ill or injured such as an EMS responder, nurse or doctor.

Classes cost $40 and include a workbook.

  • Saturday, April 15, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, May 13, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, June 10, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, July 8, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, August 12, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, September 9, 9am – noon
  • Saturday, October 14, 9am – noon

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

All classes are offered in the Park Avenue Medical Building Conference Room (unless indicated otherwise) located at 55 Park Avenue. All participants must pre-register to attend the class. We accept cash or check. No credit or debit cards please. 

All classes follow COVID-19 CDC guidelines; masks are required. Class sizes are limited.

In the event of a Level 2 or higher snow emergency for Madison County, classes will be canceled.