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SureFire CPR Orange

1835 W. Orangewood Ave. #105
Orange, CA 92868

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SureFire CPR 5.0 star rating 422 reviews

Great experience. All employees are very professional! Answered all questions and very informative! I took there...

Posted by Daniel Kutzbach on Tuesday, July 28, 2015
SureFire CPR
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5 out of 5 stars

John Ryan
John Ryan

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 years ago

I had a great time renewing my Basic Life Support certification at Surefire CPR at their office in Orange.

Everyone on the team was friendly and helpful, and I was surprised at how quickly we completed the class.

I went in with a group and the instructor (Vanessa?) was very outgoing and helpful, answering all of our questions.

I'll be sure to return in two years when my BLS needs to be renewed again. Thanks Surefire!

alison downing
alison downing

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 year ago

I needed to take my Hospital Fire Safety and my BLS/CPR. My school recommended SureFire and I wasn't disappointed. Everyone is very friendly, educated, and they want you to learn. I would recommend any program they have to offer.

Yvette Wulff
Yvette Wulff

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 years ago

The SureFire CPR certification program is GREAT! Chris made the information fun, and interesting. I was re-certifying and have carried a CPR Cert for over 11 years, so this wasn't my first or last class. It was however one of my favorites. I have already recommended SureFire to some colleagues who are up for re-certification. Thank you Chris. Great job SureFire!

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SureFire CPR is your go-to resource in Orange, CA for comprehensive, quality training in CPR, First Aid, BLS, ACLS and PALS. You can open the door to an incredibly valuable, respected and rewarding careers in non-medical or medical fields with a top-level certification from our Orange location. Many of our graduates have gone on to work for school districts, the UC Irvine Medical Center, St. Joseph Hospital, and the Children’s Hospital of Orange County.

Select a class to enroll

CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification

CPR, AED, and First Aid – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, and Laypeople.

This class is a combination of our most popular classes for a lower price!

The CPR, AED, and First Aid Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Basic First Aid

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: 4 Hours and 30 Minutes

Same Day Certification Card!

CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification (Taught in Spanish)

RCP, DEA y Primeros Auxilios – 2 Certificación Año

Recomendado para: Los maestros, entrenadores, guardias de seguridad, y laicos.

Esta clase es una combinación de nuestras clases más populares a un precio más bajo!

La clase cubre:

  • Adultos, niños y bebés RCP
  • Consciente e Inconsciente asfixia a las víctimas de todas las edades
  • Desfibrilador Externo Automatizado (DEA) el uso y consideraciones especiales
  • Primeros auxilios básicos

** Esta clase cumple con el requisito de la RCP para la credencial de maestro de California

** Esta clase no es para Profesionales de la Salud (Por favor tomar nuestro curso BLS si usted está en la medicina!)

Tarjeta Certifiaction recibido el mismo día de clase!

Class Duración: 4 horas y 30 minutos

CPR and AED

CPR and AED – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: Teachers, Fitness Trainers, Security Guards, and Laypeople.

The CPR and AED Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations

**This class fulfills the CPR requirement for the California Teaching Credential

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

**This class is NOT for Daycare Providers or Preschool Teachers (Please take our Pediatric First Aid and CPR Course)

Class Running Time: 2.5 Hours

Same Day Certification Card!

Basic First Aid

Basic First Aid – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: Everyone Interested in Learning First Aid Skills

The Basic First Aid Class covers:

  • Patient Assessment
  • Trauma (bleeding wounds)
  • Muscle and Bone Injuries
  • Falls
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  • Allergic Reactions and Anaphylaxis
  • Heat and Cold Emergencies (Heat Stroke, Hypothermia, etc.)
  • Legal and Emotional Considerations
  • considerations

Class Running Time: 2 Hours

Same Day Certification Card!

Pediatric First Aid and CPR (EMSA Approved)

American Heart Association Pediatric First Aid and CPR – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: Daycare, Preschools, School Bus Drivers, Babysitters, Child Care Workers, and Parents.

** This class meets the requirements for the CPR and First Aid portion of California Title 22 and EMSA for Child Care Providers.

The Pediatric First Aid and CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Basic First Aid (with an emphasis on most common pediatric emergencies)
  • Pediatric Asthma and Anaphylaxis

**This class is NOT for Healthcare Providers (Please take our BLS course if you are in healthcare!)

Class Running Time: 6 Hours

Same Day Certification Card!

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, EMTs, Dentists, Pharmacists, and Medical Personnel

The BLS CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and 2 Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

Class Running Time: 3.5 Hours

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

Basic Life Support (BLS for Healthcare Providers (Online with Skills Check)

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, EMTs, Dentists, and Medical Personnel with Busy Schedules

The BLS Online CPR Class Covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and 2 Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulminary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

This Class Has 3 Parts:

Part 1 – A self-paced series of online training modules (30 minutes – 2 hours in length)
Part 2 – Skills practice at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)
Part 3 – Skills test at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)

Benefits of Online Training:

  • Online modules can be completed around your busy schedule
  • Skills check is quick and easy
  • No textbook is required (reduces cost)
  • You will receive your American Heart Association BLS card the same day as your skills check.

SureFire CPR Online Course Policy:

  • NO REFUNDS on Online Courses
  • Exchanges from an online course to a physical in-class course is only allowed if the keycode has not been sent to the student
  • For Technical Support, contact AHA @ (888) 242-8883 or help@onlineaha.org
  • If you would like to schedule a specific date and time for your class, you may do so 72 hours ahead of time.  Just call our office to schedule your session time!

Please Note: Students are allowed up to 60 days after the completion of the online part of the course to complete the skills session.

Discount codes are not valid on online courses.

5 Star Advanced Training Package

Our 5 Star Training Package gives you the flexibility to take all of our classes at a great discount! Included in the package are all of the American Heart Association courses below:

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider
  • ECG and Pharmacology
  • NRP – Neonate Resuscitation Program Skills Session

With our 5 Star Package you save 25% on each course! You also have the flexibility to schedule the courses at your convenience at any of our locations. This package is great for medical students, nursing students, hospital personnel and respiratory therapists.

This package is valid for an entire year from the date of purchase. Once registration is complete, you will receive a personalized promo code that will allow you to sign up for your 5 courses.

Our Easy Registration Process:

  1. Register for the 5 Star Package below
  2. Receive a personalized promo code emailed to you from our staff
  3. Choose any of the upcoming dates and times that are available for our BLS, ECG, ACLS, PALS and NRP classes
  4. Enter in your promo code to reserve your seat in the class!

Packages are valid only on the courses above and does not include the price of textbooks or the NRP online keycode. Online ACLS, PALS, or BLS classes are not available with packages. All training packages are non-transferable and must be used within a year of purchase. All CE’s are free with package purchases.

4 Star Advanced Training Package

Our 4 Star Training Package gives you the flexibility to take 4 of our classes at a great discount! Included in the package are all of the American Heart Association courses below:

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider
  • ECG and Pharmacology or NRP – Neonate Resuscitation Program Skills Session

With our 4 Star Package you save over 20% on each course! You also have the flexibility to schedule the courses at your convenience at any of our locations.  This package is great for medical students, nursing students, hospital personnel and respiratory therapists.

This package is valid for an entire year from the date of purchase.  Once registration is complete, you will receive a personalized promo code that will allow you to sign up for your 4 courses.

Our Easy Registration Process:

  1. Register for the 4 Star Package below
  2. Receive a personalized promo code emailed to you from our staff
  3. Choose any of the upcoming dates and times that are available for our BLS, ACLS, PALS  and your choice of either ECG or NRP
  4. Enter in your promo code to reserve your seat in the class!

Packages are valid only on the courses above and does not include the price of textbooks or the NRP online keycode. Online ACLS, PALS, or BLS classes are not available with packages. All training packages are non-transferable and must be used within a year of purchase. All CE’s are free with package purchases.

3 Star PLUS Advanced Training Package

Our 3 Star Plus Training Package gives you the flexibility to take 3 of our advanced classes at a great discount! Included in the package are all of the American Heart Association courses below:

  • ECG and Pharmacology
  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support

With our 3 Star Package you save over 18% on each course! You also have the flexibility to schedule the courses at your convenience at any of our locations.  This package is great for medical students, nursing students, hospital personnel and respiratory therapists.

This package is valid for an entire year from the date of purchase.  Once registration is complete, you will receive a personalized promo code that will allow you to sign up for your 3 courses.

Our Easy Registration Process:

  1. Register for the 3 Star Package below
  2. Receive a personalized promo code emailed to you from our staff
  3. Choose any of the upcoming dates and times that are available for our ECG, ACLS, and PALS classes
  4. Enter in your promo code to reserve your seat in the class!

Packages are valid only on the courses above and does not include the price of textbooks. Online ACLS, PALS, or ECG classes are not available with packages. All training packages are non-transferable and must be used within a year of purchase.  All CE’s are free with the purchase of a package.

3 Star Advanced Training Package

Our 3 Star Training Package gives you the flexibility to take 3 of our classes at a great discount! Included in the package are all of the American Heart Association courses below:

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • BLS for the Healthcare Provider

With our 3 Star Package you save over 18% on each course! You also have the flexibility to schedule the courses at your convenience at any of our locations.  This package is great for medical students, nursing students, hospital personnel and respiratory therapists.

This package is valid for an entire year from the date of purchase.  Once registration is complete, you will receive a personalized promo code that will allow you to sign up for your 3 courses.

Our Easy Registration Process:

  1. Register for the 3 Star Package below
  2. Receive a personalized promo code emailed to you from our staff
  3. Choose any of the upcoming dates and times that are available for our BLS, ACLS, and PALS classes
  4. Enter in your promo code to reserve your seat in the class!

Packages are valid only on the courses above and does not include the price of textbooks. Online ACLS, PALS, or BLS classes are not available with packages. All training packages are non-transferable and must be used within a year of purchase.  All CE’s are free with the purchase of a package.

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Initial

American Heart Association ACLS Certification – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

The ACLS Class covers:

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Airway Management
  • ACLS Pharmacology
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) review
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes and stroke
  • How to be both a leader and a team member in a resuscitation team

EMS, BRN, and Pharmacy CEs Available!

**This class is for those who have never taken ACLS before or have an expired ACLS certification card.

Class Running Time: Approximately 10 hours.

Same Day Certification Card!  

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - Renewal

American Heart Association ACLS Certification – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency.

The ACLS Class covers:

  • Recognition and early management of respiratory and cardiac arrest
  • Airway Management
  • ACLS Pharmacology
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) review
  • Management of acute coronary syndromes and stroke
  • How to be both a leader and a team member in a resuscitation team

EMS, BRN, and Pharmacy CEs Available!

**This renewal ACLS class is for those who have a current ACLS certification card.

Class Running Time: Approximately 6 hours.

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - (Online with Skills Check)

American Heart Association Heartcode ACLS Training – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, Dentists, and Medical Personnel with Busy Schedules.

The ACLS Online Class utilizes simulation technology and scenario-based learning that is self-directed on your computer at home. The course covers all of the same material as the traditional classroom based ACLS class.

This program also includes the complete ACLS textbook online so there is no need to purchase the book separately.

This Class Has 3 Parts:

Part 1 – A self-paced series of online training modules (3 to 8 hours based on experience)
Part 2 – Skills practice at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)
Part 3 – Skills test at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)

**The Online ACLS Course is very popular for on-site group training as well. SureFire CPR can come to your business to provide Part 2 & 3 for your staff. Call for details!

Benefits of Online Training:

  • Online modules can be completed around your busy schedule
  • Skills check is quick and easy
  • No textbook is required (reduces cost)
  • You will receive your American Heart Association ACLS card the same day as your skills check.

SureFire CPR Online Course Policy:

  • NO REFUNDS on Online Courses
  • Exchanges from an online course to a physical in-class course is only allowed if the keycode has not been sent to the student
  • For Technical Support, contact AHA @ (888) 242-8883 or help@onlineaha.org
  • If you would like to schedule a specific date and time for your class, you may do so 72 hours ahead of time.  Just call our office to schedule your session time!

CME/CE credit is provided by the American Heart Association for Physicians, P.A.s, Nurses, Pharmacists, and EMTs.

Please Note: This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 2+. HeartCode programs are not supported by Apple Safari. Students are allowed up to 60 days after the completion of the online part of the course to complete the skills session.

Discount codes are not valid on online courses.

Same Day Certification Card!

ECG and Pharmacology

American Heart Association ECG and Pharmacology Training

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to a cardiovascular emergency, especially those taking ACLS and PALS Courses.

The ECG and Pharmacology Class covers:

  • How to read a heart monitor and interpret the rhythms
  • Heart anatomy and electrophysiology
  • ECG measurements and arrhythmias
  • 12 Lead ECG placement and overview
  • What drugs are used during a cardiac event and how to use them
  • ACLS drug basics including dosage, usage, and contraindications

EMS, BRN, and Pharmacy CEs Available!

**This course is strongly recommended as a prerequisite for ACLS and PALS training.

Class Running Time: Approximately 5 hours.

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Initial

American Heart Association PALS Certification – 2 Year Certification  

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to pediatric emergencies.

The PALS Class covers:

  • The systematic approach to Pediatric Assessment
  • Management of pediatric respiratory emergencies
  • Vascular access (Including intraosseous training)
  • Airway Management
  • PALS Pharmacology
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) review
  • Numerous pediatric case studies and simulations
  • How to be both a leader and a team member in a pediatric resuscitation team

EMS, BRN, Pharmacy CEs Available!

**This class is for those who have never taken PALS before or have an expired PALS certification card.

Class Running Time: Approximately 10 hours.

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support - Renewal

American Heart Association PALS Certification – 2 Year Certification  

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who may respond to pediatric emergencies.

The PALS Class covers:

  • The systematic approach to Pediatric Assessment
  • Management of pediatric respiratory emergencies
  • Vascular access (Including intraosseous training)
  • Airway Management
  • PALS Pharmacology
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) review
  • Numerous pediatric case studies and simulations
  • How to be both a leader and a team member in a pediatric resuscitation team

EMS, BRN, and Pharmacy CEs Available!

**This renewal PALS class is for those who have a current PALS certification card.

Class Running Time: Approximately 6 hours.

Same Day Certification Card! 

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support - (Online with Skills Check)

American Heart Association Heartcode PALS Training – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, Paramedics, EMTs, and Medical Personnel with Busy Schedules.

The PALS Online Class utilizes simulation technology and scenario-based learning that is self-directed on your computer at home. The course covers all of the same material as the traditional classroom based PALS class.

This program also includes the complete PALS textbook online so there is no need to purchase the book separately.

This Class Has 3 Parts:

Part 1 – A self-paced series of online training modules (3 to 8 hours based on experience)
Part 2 – Skills practice at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)
Part 3 – Skills test at our facility (15 – 30 minutes)

**The Online PALS Course is very popular for on-site group training as well. SureFire CPR can come to your business to provide Part 2 & 3 for your staff. Call for details!

Benefits of Online Training:

  • Online modules can be completed around your busy schedule
  • Skills check is quick and easy
  • No textbook is required (reduces cost)
  • You will receive your American Heart Association PALS card the same day as your skills check.

SureFire CPR Online Course Policy:

  • NO REFUNDS on Online Courses
  • Exchanges from an online course to a physical in-class course is only allowed if the keycode has not been sent to the student
  • For Technical Support, contact AHA @ (888) 242-8883 or help@onlineaha.org
  • If you would like to schedule a specific date and time for your class, you may do so 72 hours ahead of time.  Just call our office to schedule your session time!

CME/CE credit is provided by the American Heart Association for Physicians, P.A.s, Nurses, Pharmacists, and EMTs.

Please Note: This course has been tested on Windows XP and Mac OSX, with Internet Explorer 7+ or Firefox 2+. HeartCode programs are not supported by Apple Safari. Students are allowed up to 60 days after the completion of the online part of the course to complete the skills session.

Discount codes are not valid on online courses.

Same Day Certification Card!

PEARS - Pediatric Emergency Assessment, Recognition and Stabilization

American Heart Association PEARS Certification – 2 Year Certification  

Recommended for: All healthcare professionals and medical personnel who need to be able to recognize and manage pediatric emergencies. If you are credentialed for advanced pediatric skills please take our PALS class.

The PEARS Class covers:

  • A systematic approach to basic Pediatric Assessment
  • Respiratory compromise and arrest recognition and management
  • Circulatory compromise and arrest recognition and management
  • Shock recognition and management
  • Pediatric chain of survival review
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) review
  • Numerous pediatric case studies and simulations
  • How to be more confident in responding to pediatric emergencies

EMS, BRN, and Pharmacy CEs Available!

Class Running Time: Approximately 5 hours.

Same Day Certification Card! 

NRP - Neonate Resuscitation Program

NRP Online Skills Check (Neonate Resuscitation Program) – 2 Year Certification

Recommended for: Healthcare professionals involved in the delivery and care of newborns including: Pediatricians, Respiratory Therapists, and Nurses. Also recommended for students interested in this field.

The NRP Class covers:

  • How to Identify and Use Neonatal Resuscitation Equipment
  • Initial Assessments of Newborns
  • Positive Pressure Ventilation
  • Neonatal CPR and Intubation
  • Medication Dosing and Administration
  • Integration of all Neonate Skills (Neonatal Megacode)

The 7th Edition course is made up of 2 Parts:

PART 1 – focuses on building a foundation of neonatal resuscitation knowledge. The learning activities in Part I include:

  • Provider Exam
    • Section 1: Lessons 1-5 (25 questions)
    • Section 2: Lessons 6-11 (25 questions)
    • You have unlimited attempts to complete Section 1 and 2 of the exam
  • eSim Cases
  • Evaluation of Online Modules

PART 2 – The Instructor-led skills session (hands-on portion of the course)

  • Attend an Instructor-led Event and bring completion certificate of Part 1
  • Complete the Instructor-led Event Evaluation
  • NRP e-card will be issued

To access Part 1 of the NRP course, go to www.healthstream.com/hlc/aap. The online portion of the course is $35 and will be paid directly to Healthstream once you have created an account.

To register for Part 2 – Instructor-led skills session, click below and choose the date and time that works best for you.

Once you have completed Part 1, you have 90 days to complete Part 2.

Our skills checks are designed to be a low stress, supportive learning environment. We will do everything we can to help you succeed.

If you are ordering a textbook for Pick-Up, please call ahead of time to make an appointment to pick up your book as our office hours can change based on our class schedule.

Hospital Fire Safety

Hospital Fire Safety Online Class – 4 Year Certification

Required for: All personnel that work in a hospital setting in the City of Los Angeles. (Including skilled nursing facilities, psychiatric hospitals, clinics, and retirement homes)

The Hospital Fire Safety Class covers:

  • What to Do in Case of a Fire at Your Hospital
  • Patient Rescue (Including drags and carries)
  • How to Use a Fire Extinguisher
  • Different Types of Fires and How to Control Them
  • Hospital Fire Protection Systems and Equipment
  • How to Evacuate Safely
  • Home Fire Safety
  • Pre-Fire Planning

**4.0 Continuing Education Units available for EMS and Board of Nursing!

**This class fulfills the Hospital Fire Safety requirement for the City of Los Angeles (Los Angeles Fire Code Section 57.113.09)

**At the completion of the class, you will receive a Digital Blue Fire Safety Card. The Blue Card is for Acute Care Settings and is valid for 4 years.

Class Running Time: 4 Hours

Same Day Certification Card!

CPR, ACLS, & PALS Training in Orange, CA

Orange County CPR, BLS, ACLS, and PALS Certification

Did You Know: Cardiac Arrests Can Happen To Anyone, At Any Time, And Once Someone Becomes Unconscious They Only Have Minutes To Be Revived?

Did You Also Know: Most Of The Cases That Need CPR Happen At Home And Will Most Likely Be Your Child, Spouse Or Parent?

Orange, California is a bustling metropolitan city that is growing by the day, now with over 135,000 people, and is the 6th largest in Orange County. The need for professionals in the medical field, such as EMT technicians, firefighters, lifeguards, nurses and doctors, is quickly growing. In order to fulfill the requirements for any of these medical related jobs and to provide services effectively, a BLS certification is required.

CPR and First Aid training is not only for medical professionals; Every day citizens such as parents, teachers and babysitters can benefit from training and potentially save someone’s life.

What Classes Does SureFire CPR in Orange Offer?

 We offer classes for both laypersons and medical professionals. We want to make sure that anyone who is interested in learning can find a class that is right for them. We offer CPR, First Aid, BLS, ECG & Phamacology, ACLS, PALS, NRP, and Hospital Fire Safety.

What Exactly Is The Difference Between CPR, BLS, ACLS and PALS?

CPR means Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, and is used to help an unconscious victim that may have suffered from a Cardiac Arrest, or from drowning or choking. The new methods for performing CPR include 30 chest compressions for every 2 breaths.

Who Should Become Certified In CPR?

Laypeople such as security guards, lifeguards, personal fitness trainers, daycare workers, and new parents are recommended to take the CPR Certification. The CPR Certification is designed for people who are not in the medical field.

Our CPR course will teach you adult, child and infant CPR; how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and how to help a conscious and unconscious choking person.

First Aid is the basic knowledge of how to tend to someone who has been injured by a fall, burn, or any other accident. It is beneficial for all members of the community to learn First Aid so that anyone can help in the case of an emergency.

You will learn in our First Aid course in Orange how to assess a patient, how to tend to muscle and bone injuries, how to help an asthma sufferer, how to tend to a bleeding wound, how to help a seizure victim, how to treat a fall, how to help a heat or cold weather related illness, and how to handle an allergic reaction.

Pediatric First Aid and CPR is a course designed to emphasize the most common first aid techniques for children and infants. This course focuses on the prevention aspect as well based on the most common incidents for infants and children. You will also learn how to perform CPR on an adult, child, and infant, how to use an AED, how to help a conscious and unconscious choking victim. 

BLS means Basic Life Support, and is the CPR course that is required for all medical professionals. There are 2 levels of CPR training and the BLS CPR course is designed for people who work in healthcare and may have medical equipment readily available to help in an emergency.

Who Is BLS For?

All medical professionals and healthcare workers need to know BLS, including doctors, dentists, nurses, medical assistants, and fire fighters, and lifeguards.

Our course will teach you how to perform CPR on an adult, child and infant, how to help a choking individual, how to use an AED Defibrillator on a patient, as well as how to use a bag mask, valve and other equipment on an unconscious victim.

ACLS means Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and is used to help a victim suffering from a Cardiac Arrest and has become unresponsive.

Who Should Know ACLS?

Many of the medical professions that work with adults in Orange require employees to have ACLS certification. These positions include: nurses, doctors, paramedics, respiratory therapists and many more.

Our course will help all healthcare professionals be able to recognize the signs of Cardiac Arrest, manage the victim’s airway, review BLS, help a stroke victim, and how to lead a resuscitation team.

PALS means Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and is designed to help critically ill children and infants. These pediatric emergencies may include choking, drowning, burning, or other causes.

Who Is PALS For?

Doctors, nurses, paramedics, EMT’s along with other medical professionals that work with children and infants.

The SureFire CPR Orange course will teach how to manage a pediatric respiratory emergency, how to help a child who can’t breathe properly, a review of BLS, and will provide realistic pediatric emergency situations including how to react and what procedure to perform.

Hospital Fire Safety can help medical professionals that work in Los Angeles to understand and be prepared for what needs to be done in the case of a fire in the hospital.

Understanding CPR, First Aid, BLS, ACLS, and PALS are all important to know based on what which one pertains to your life and career. Everyone in your Orange community should take the time to educate themselves on these life-saving practices. You have the power to make your home, work, and community a better, safer place.

Contact the SureFireCPR office in Orange, CA today at (949) 630-6679 to save your spot in one of our training courses and get certified!

Please take a look at the driving directions below and if you need extra help finding our office, we are located less than 1 mile from Angel Stadium right off the 57 freeway.