RED CROSS INSTRUCTOR CLASSES ____________________________________________________________________

2001 SCHEDULE

Fundamentals of Instructor  Training

First Aid and CPR Instructor

CPR for Professional Rescuer

Basic Aid Training Instructor

Babysitter's Training Instructor

Bridging Course for Babysitter's Training

HIV/AIDS Starter Facts Instructor

HIV/AIDS Facts Practice Instructor

HIV/AIDS Fundamentals Instructors

Preventing Back Injury Instructor

Workplace: Standard First Aid

Workplace: Standard First Aid Compressed

Workplace: Adult CPR/AED Bridging

 

 

Registration Form

 

BECOME A RED CROSS INSTRUCTOR!

The Central Illinois Chapter would like to invite you to become part of the American Red Cross training team. Teaching Red Cross courses is a rewarding experience and provides individuals with the opportunity to enhance their personal growth and knowledge. In addition, as a Red Cross instructor, you will be helping individuals to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. Your efforts will help make our community a safer place to live.

You do not need to be a professional educator to become a Red Cross instructor. The Red Cross will provide you with all materials and training to prepare you to teach your classes.

Teaching is a very rewarding experience. The Central Illinois Chapter hopes that you will take advantage of the opportunity to become a Red Cross instructor.

   

FUNDAMENTALS OF INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

 

6 hours

Prerequisite: None Fee: $25 Valid: 1 year

Learn basis information about the teaching & learning process & their applications to Red Cross programs. ICT covers the factors affecting student learning, instructor functions, teaching methods & aids, evaluation processes, & administration of Red Cross courses. This course needs to be taken only once provided the instructor candidate becomes a Red Cross Instructor within one year of completing the ICT class & retains his/her instructor authorization.

 

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 3

Tues

8 am—12 pm

CIC

April 16

Mon

6 pm—10 pm

CIC

May 1

Tues

8 am—12 pm

CIC

June 4

Mon

8 am—12 pm

CIC

June 5

Tues

6 pm –10 pm

CIC

 

 

 

FIRST AID AND CPR INSTRUCTOR COURSE

16 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be at least 17 years of age; have an Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or hold a current Red Cross Instructor authorization, & demonstrate proficiency in CPR/FA skills.

Fee: $225 Valid: 2 years

This course will prepare an individual to teach Adult CPR, Infant, & Child CPR, Community CPR, Standard First Aid, & Community First Aid & Safety. Develop an understanding of course materials, presentation techniques, & evaluation methods. Participants will be tested on basic level skills & knowledge the first day of class. It is recommended that you receive basic text prior to class. Participants will receive all the materials necessary to become an American Red Cross Instructor – materials include instructor manual, participant manuals, binder, course paperwork, signage, shirt, & more.

 

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 18, 23, 25, 30

Wed, Mon

6 pm—10 pm

CIC

May 3 & 10

Thurs

8 am—5 pm

CIC

June 12, 14, 19, 21

Tues, Thurs

6 pm—10 pm

CIC

June 19 & 21

Tues, Thurs

8 am—5 pm

CIC

 

WORKPLACE TRAINING: STANDARD FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR

16 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be at least 17 years of age; must have an Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or hold a current Red Cross Instructor authorization, & demonstrate proficiency in CPR/FA skills.

Fees: $225 Valid: 2 years

 Course designed for workplace training. Prepares the participants to conduct Standard First Aid; Standard First Aid with AED (automated external defibrillator); Adult CPR; Adult CPR/AED, Ergonomics, & Slips, Trips, & Falls training’s. Provides an understanding of course materials, presentation techniques, evaluation methods, & procedures for preparing & submitting Red Cross records. Participants will be tested on basic level skills & knowledge the first day of class. It is recommended that participants review the basic text prior to the pre-course testing session. Participants will receive all necessary materials to become an American Red Cross Instructor - materials include instructor manual, participant manuals, binder, course paperwork, signage, shirt, & more.

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 4 & 11

Wed

8 am—5 pm

CIC

June 6 & 13

Wed

8 am—5 pm

CIC

 

 

WORKPLACE TRAINING: STANDARD FIRST AID INSTRUCTOR
COMPRESSED COURSE       

6.5 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be 17 years of age & be a currently authorized Red Cross Instructor in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Community First Aid & Safety, Standard First Aid, Adult CPR, Infant & Child CPR (Must upgrade skills to include Adult CPR), First Aid: Responding to Emergencies, or Sport Safety Training.

Fees: $125 Valid: 2 years

This shortened course prepares current Red Cross Instructors to become Workplace Training: Standard First Aid Instructors. Instructors authorized to teach first aid must complete bleeding control & splinting scenarios. All participants must complete one AED skill scenario. (New instructors are not eligible for this course.)

 

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 25

Wed

8:30 am—3 pm

CIC

June 14

Thurs

8:30 am—3 pm

CIC

 

 WORKPLACE TRAINING: ADULT CPR/AED INSTRUCTOR BRIDGING

 

            4.5 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be 17 years of age & be a currently authorized Red Cross Instructor in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding, First Aid: Responding to Emergencies, Community First Aid & Safety, Standard First Aid, Community CPR, Adult CPR, & Sport Safety Training.

Fees: $125 Valid: 2 years

This course prepares current Red Cross instructors to become Workplace Training: Adult CPR/AED Instructors. Participants will be oriented to the function & use of AED’s. Instructor candidates must complete practice teaching assignments related to AED’s.

 

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 23

Mon

8:30 am—1 pm

CIC

June 27

Wed

8:30 am—1 pm

CIC

 

CPR for the PROFESSIONAL RESCUER INSTRUCTOR BRIDGING

4 hours

Prerequisite: Participant must be at least 17 years old; have a current Community First Aid & Safety, Community CPR, or First Aid certificate; be a certified instructor in Responding to Emergencies; & demonstrate proficiency in respiratory & cardiac emergency skills (CPR for the Professional Rescuer recommended). Participants will be tested on skills & knowledge the first day of class.

Fee: $65 Valid: 2 years

 

This course prepares participants to teach professional rescuers the necessary skills to respond appropriately to respiratory & cardiac emergencies & includes the use of a pocket mask, two-rescuer CPR, & bag-valve-mask skills.

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 5

Thurs

8 am—12 pm

CIC

 

 

BABYSITTER’S TRAINING INSTRUCTOR

9 ½ hours

Prerequisite: Participant must be at least 17 years old; Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or Current Red Cross Instructor Authorization; and demonstrated proficiency in First Aid and CPR skills (Community First Aid and Safety recommended – participants will be tested on skills and knowledge the first day of class)

Fee: $55 Valid: 2 years

This course will prepare you teach young people ages 11 and above about leadership, safety and prevention, basic care, first aid, professionalism, rescue breathing, conscious choking, and unconscious choking.

Dates

Days

Times

Site

June 20

Wed

8 am—6 pm

CIC

 

 

BABYSITTER’S TRAINING INSTRUCTOR BRIDGING COURSE

5.5 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be 17 years of age; hold a current Red Cross Instructor authorization card; & complete the skills pretest. Knowledge of Community First Aid & Safety recommended. Participants will be tested on skills & knowledge the first day of class.

Fee: $30 + materials Valid: 2 years

This course allows current instructors to teach the Babysitter’s Training Instructor class.

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 30

Mon

8 am –2:30 pm

CIC

 

PREVENTING DISEASE TRANSMISSION
INSTRUCTOR COURSE (
Bloodborne Pathogens)

4 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be 17 years of age & be a currently authorized Red Cross Instructor in Community First Aid & Safety, Standard First Aid, Sport Safety Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguarding, First Aid: Responding to Emergencies, HIV/AIDS, Child Care, & Foundations for Caregiving.

Fees: $35 Valid: 2 years

This course prepares current Red Cross Instructors. Participants must complete self-test before attending this instructor course.

Dates

Days

Times

Site

April 12

Thurs

8 am—12 pm

CIC

June 5

Tues

8 am—12 pm

CIC

 

PREVENTING BACK INJURY INSTRUCTOR

 

8 hours

 

The Preventing Back Injury Instructor Course prepares you to teach knowledge, skills, and exercises to protect, stretch, and strengthen the back. You will also receive a Protect Your Back basic certificate at the end of this class.

 

Prerequisites: Individuals must be at least 17 years of age (please provide proof of age).  Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or Current Red Cross Instructor Authorization.

 

Requirements: Participate in all course activities and exercises. Successful completion of two practice teaching assignments. Pass two written tests with 80% or better.

 

Certificate Validity: 2 years.  Price: $25.00

Dates

Days

Times

Site

May 9 Wed 8 am - 5 pm

CIC

BASIC AID TRAINING INSTRUCTOR     

8 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be at least 15 years of age; have a current Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or current Red Cross instructor authorization; & complete the skills pretest (Community First Aid & Safety recommended). Participants will be tested on skills & knowledge the first day of class.

Fee: $35 Valid: 2 years

This course prepares you to teach young people; grades 4 to 6,

in injury prevention & first aid procedures for breathing difficulties, bleeding, poisoning, burns, shock, & other emergencies.

 

HIV/AIDS STARTER FACTS

4 hours

Prerequisite: None Fee: $35 Valid: 1 year

This course provides individuals with the basic knowledge about HIV & AIDS to separate facts from opinion. You will learn the difference between HIV and AIDS & understand how HIV is & is not spread as well as ways to prevent the spread of HIV.

 

HIV/AIDS FACTS PRACTICE

4 hours

Prerequisite: HIV/AIDS Starter Facts certificate issued within the past 12 months.

Fee: $35 Valid: 1 year

This course helps participants develop a common base of knowledge & skills for sharing information about HIV & AIDS.

 

BASIC HIV/AIDS FUNDAMENTALS
INSTRUCTOR COURSE

 

16 hours

Prerequisite: Participants must be at least 17 years old; must have an Instructor Candidate Training certificate issued within the past 12 months or current Red Cross Instructor Authorization; must also have an HIV/AIDS Starter Facts certificate issued within the past 12 months; and HIV/AIDS Facts Practice certificate issued within the past 12 months.

Fee: $80 Valid: 1 year

This course prepares you to teach community presentations. You will learn to share the facts about HIV and AIDS in an accurate, nonjudgmental & sensitive atmosphere with people from diverse groups & communities. Learn how to facilitate group discussions & how to encourage people to apply the facts to their own behavior.

 

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