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).
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.
Max student to instructor ratio: 10 to 1 (6:1 recommended)
Recommended student to equipment ratio: 3 to 1
Successful Completion (Certification)
Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.
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.
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).