4 hours 30 minutes
The purpose of this training is to teach lay responders how to respond to cardiac emergencies, breathing emergencies and first aid emergencies.
NOTICE: American Red Cross Inclusion Resource Guide states:
"Individuals in basic-level courses must be able to demonstrate a primary assessment and one cycle of CPR (breaths and compressions) on the ground one time during the course. All other practice and scenarios of CPR skills may be done on a raised surface."