Clarification: CPR / First Aid Training/Certification
Choosing a trainer/vendor:
Child Care Centers: Child Care Center Staff have the option to attend a CPR/First Aid training course offered through the local CCR&R or attend/hire a certified trainer/vendor. The trainer/ vendor must be certified by a recognized health organization. The CPR training course must offer a hands-on-skills practice.
Examples of a few of the recognized health organizations are: American Safety and Health Institute, American Red Cross, and the American Heart Association.
Family Child Care (FCC) Providers: FCC/FFN providers must be certified through one of the following recognized health organizations: American Heart Association; American Red Cross; National Safety Council or the Medic Pediatric Course. FCC providers may take this course through the local CCR&R or attend a course through a certified trainer/vendor.