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Learn CPR and other first-aid skills with these classes around Indy

Take heart — these organizations can help you learn the skills you need to be a citizen superhero.

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CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, helps to keep blood circulating when the heart stops.

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Ah ah ah ah stayin’ alive, stayin’ alive.

If the thought of resuscitating someone by applying chest compressions leaves you petrified, be like the Bee Gees and stick to 100-120 beats per minute.

But, if you’re interested in learning CPR and other first-aid skills in a more official capacity, here are some classes to check out around Indy.

Red Cross
This organization offers CPR, first-aid, and AED (automated external defibrillator) classes across many locations and times of day, plus online options available for $37.

The American Heart Association
Whether you need to renew your certification or are learning BLS (basic life support) for the first time, you can join lessons in-person or set your own schedule through a blend of hands-on training and online learning.

Rescue Mission CPR Indianapolis
This group’s American Heart Association BLS Provider classes meet workplace and school standards for healthcare providers and students, but are also suited for the general community.

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Rescue Mission CPR can often be found at public safety fairs around the city, spreading awareness on cardiac arrest and teaching the community hands only CPR.

Breathe Again First Aid & CPR Training
This group offers blended learning BLS classes and hands-on CPR certification. Bonus: Their CPR class also meets OSHA requirements for workplaces.

CPR Certification Indianapolis
Find a time that is convenient for you at this west side-adjacent Indianapolis training site — or schedule an on-site CPR class for medium to large groups.

RESQ Health & Safety Training
RESQ Training offers multiple ways to take classes, including CPR Express, an easy three step process to complete your certification. The group also holds skill checks several times a week, so you can make sure your first-aid mastery stays fresh.

Do you know of other CPR/first-aid classes in Indy that we missed? Tell us about it.

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