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CPR for Friends and Family of the ACH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Q. Who needs to take CPR?

  • Anyone who wants to take the course
  • Any caretaker whose baby has been on the ventilator or who is going home on oxygen with a home monitor. Include anyone who is going to care for the baby.
  • Any family and caretakers whose baby has a tracheostomy.

Q. How do we register for the course?

  • The secretary can give you the sign up book

Q. Do I need anything before the course?

  • There is a booklet to read that you can get from your nurse or the secretary at the desk.

Q. How long does the course take?

  • Usually 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on the number of people in the class

Q. What will I learn during the course?

  • Everything necessary to help your baby if they stop breathing or their heart stops beating. You will also learn what to do if the baby is choking.
Q. Will I get a certificate?
  • No. To be certified you must take a complete course offered by  the American Heart Association.
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