Services & Training

(Note: Payment is required to enroll. Please call the Topeka office at 785-234-0568 for more details.)

Thank you for your interest in the KSU A.R.C.C. Services & Training Program. This section is coordinated by the Red Cross Office of Topeka, at www.ThinkRed.org.

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Programs Offered

Community First Aid & Safety Course


RCC Description:

This is an 8 hour course that includes training in Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and First Aid. Participants will learn to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, infants, and children; controlling bleeding; and many other useful skills.

Cost: $55*
*(Includes Book and Materials)

Upcoming Dates & Times:

Topeka Red Cross Classes:

  • To Be Announced

CPR and First Aid Challenge


RCC Description:

An option for those whose certification is about to expire or has already expired. Participants should feel comfortable completing the written and skills test without any formal review. Participants will have 30 minutes to an hour to practice skills on the manikins. If you do not have a current book for the course, you will be required to purchase one for an additional $15.00. The current book title is "First Aid/CPR/AED for Schools and the Community."

Cost: $25*
*(Does Not Include Book, If Needed)

Upcoming Dates & Times:

  • To Be Announced

Basic First Aid


RCC Description:

This course teaches First Aid skills only. No CPR. This class last 4 hours and is a one day class. You will pick up all materials for the class the day of the training.

You can now take Basic First Aid through our new Blended Learning program! See below for more details!

Blended Learning (Web-based Training)


RCC Description:

If you have a computer meeting the minimum operating system requirements* that has Internet access, you can participate in an exciting new Blended Learning format from the American Red Cross. The first part of the training is taken online, which allows you to learn at your own pace. You also have the option of going through the course in an abbreviated format and testing out of lessons with which you may already be familiar. And you don't need to worry about interruptions at home from kids, phone calls, or ringing doorbells. Red Cross web-based training can be stopped and started according to your busy schedule.

The second part of your training will be led by an instructor at the American Red Cross of the Flint Hills office. This approximately two-hour practice and assessment session will ensure that you learn the skills necessary to save a life in an emergency. A list of skills practice and assessment training date are listed below.

The following web-based courses are available:

Upcoming Dates & Times:

  • To Be Announced

Blended Learning - Skills Practice and Assessment Sessions


RCC Description: Cost: $55

-This price includes Adult, Child, Infant CPR and First Aid with materials. Contact our office for the cost of other combinations.

Upcoming Dates & Times:

For a demonstration of this new web-based training, please visit www.redcross.org/websites/nhq.html.

*Minimum Opearting System Requirements:

* Windows 98 or higher; Mac OS X or higher

* Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher; Netscape 4.76 or higher

* 56K modem or broadband access




Training

Requirements

This is a list of what you need to do to participate in the different activities of the club. All members must still participate in at least one blood drive shift in the spring and fall semesters. Check the News section for upcoming dates & times of blood drives and the training requirements.

Disaster Action Team

CPR/First Aid Training


Course options:
Community First Aid and Safety-9 hours
Workplace Training: Standard First Aid-9 hours
Lifeguard Training

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.

Disaster Action Team Training


Mandatory: Intro to Disaster Training. Call the office at 785-234-0568 to for class dates or to check out the materials and video to watch on your own.

Optional: Attending one of the following courses will allow you to participate to a greater degree on the Disaster Action Team. Call the Office for an updated list of offered classes.

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.


First Aid Station

CPR/First Aid Training


Course options:
Community First Aid and Safety-9 hours
Workplace Training: Standard First Aid-9 hours
Lifeguard Training

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.


C.P.R./First Aid Instructor

C.P.R./First Aid Training


(Must complete first)

Course options:
Community First Aid and Safety-9 hours
Workplace Training: Standard First Aid-9 hours
Lifeguard Training

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.


CPR/First Aid Instructor Course

Instructor Trainer: Carol Stites
Dates:
Call the Flint Hills Office for available dates.
Location:
Topeka American Red Cross
2601 Anderson Ave.
Cost: $38.90

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.


Other Members

CPR/First Aid Training


Course options:
Community First Aid and Safety-9 hours
Workplace Training: Standard First Aid-9 hours
Lifeguard Training

To Enroll: Call the Topeka ARC Chapter at 785-234-0568.



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