CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer


Students learn how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking. ASHI's CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer has been approved for training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT).

Intended Audience

American Safety & Health Institutes CPR for the Professional Rescuer program is designed for individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.

Class Configurations

Max student to instructor ratio: 10 to 1 (6:1 recommended)

Recommended student to equipment ratio: 3 to 1

Successful Completion (Certification)

Written Evaluation:

Required.

Skills Evaluation:

Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Important Considerations

Recognized certification period: Up to 2 years

Recommended time to complete: 

  • Initial training - 4-5 hours
  • Renewal training: Less than initial instructional time
  • Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.

Continuing Education

2 Basic Continuing Education Hours through Health and Safety Institute, the parent company of ASHI, an organization accredited by the Continuing Education Coordinating Board for Emergency Medical Services (CECBEMS).