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NYC Fire Department's Mobile CPR Training Unit - FAQ's

FDNY Be 911 - Compressions Only CPR Program

  1. What can I expect?CPR logo
  2. Do we get certified?
  3. What is the difference between this class and a certifying class?
  4. How many people do you train at one time?
  5. How many times will you come out to the same location?
  6. What do you need to schedule a class?
  7. What times are you available to come out and train?
  8. What languages can this class be taught in?
  9. Do I need to be a part of a formal “group”
  10. Will you train in my home, if a have a large enough room?

What can I expect?

Answer: The focus is on Adult CPR within approximately one hour. It includes active hands-on participation. Each participant will receive a CPR take home kit. This will enable them to train other members in their household or practice CPR anytime.

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Do we get certified?

Answer: This class is not designed for a certification. This class was designed to provide a working knowledge of CPR for the non-professional.

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What is the difference between this class and a certifying class?

Answer: The CPR skills are the same however; a certifying requires a written test upon completion of the class.

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How many people do you train at one time?

Answer: The minimum amount of people we require is 6, the maximum is 20 at one time, provided you have an adequate amount of space for the amount of people you will be expecting.

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How many times will you come out to the same location?

Answer: We will set up as many classes as needed to accommodate your needs.

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What do you need to schedule a class?

Answer: We need an open space, such as a gym, cafeteria, hall, or conference room. We will come prior to the scheduled class date and check if the space will be comfortable for the amount participants you are expecting.

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What times are you available to come out and train?

Answer: We can schedule classes Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 8:00pm. The start time of the class are based on your needs.

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What languages can this class be taught in?

Answer: The class can be presented in either English or Spanish.

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Do I need to be a part of a formal “group”?

Answer: No. As long as you have the minimum of 6 people you can schedule us to come out to you location

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Will you train in my home, if a have a large enough room?

Answer: No. We will not train in private homes. But if you are having difficulty finding a space you can call us and we will be glad to help you with suggestions.

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