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Palo Alto CPR & First-Aid Classes

Palo Alto, San Francisco, California –  Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training has been demonstrated to be lifesaving. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you are. By learning CPR from a teacher committed to giving their pupils a high-quality education, you will achieve excellent results and have the potential to save someone’s life.

The knowledge and experience you get from training with us will give you the confidence to respond effectively in a first-aid emergency.

People in the Palo Alto neighborhood should depend on each other for first aid and CPR help, which should be given in the first few minutes after someone gets into difficulty.

Taking a course in CPR can equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to offer lifesaving aid in the event of a cardiac, respiratory, or first-aid emergency.

Our CPR Certification Courses in Palo Alto, California, include the following:

  • American Heart Association Heartsaver classes
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
  • Pediatric First-Aid with CPR/AED Training


Since moving to the Bay Area in 2000, Josh Sauberman has enjoyed getting to know the community and sharing his passion for teaching high-caliber CPR/AED and First Aid Training with local individuals and businesses.

Not in Palo Alto? See all of our other California/Bay Area locations here.

Americanf Heart Association CPR Classes and Certification

What We Offer:

✔️ American Heart Association Courses

✔️ Basic Life Support CPR

✔️ CPR Essentials

✔️ First-Aid Classes

✔️ AED Training

✔️ Official Certifications

✔️ Child-focused and Pediatric Courses

✔️ Fun and Professional Learning Experience

What is CPR?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving skill that should be used when a person has stopped breathing, or their heart has stopped beating, such as during a heart attack or a near-drowning. By doing CPR, oxygen can be kept in the bloodstream and sent to the brain and other vital organs until more help arrives.

The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that everyone start by doing chest compressions. The difference between doing nothing and doing something is likely to be the difference between life and death, so even if you don’t think you can do it, it’s better to try than to do nothing at all.

The American Heart Association suggests the following tips:

  • Untrained. CPR with only the use of your hands should be administered if you are not properly trained in CPR. It means continuing chest compressions at a rate of 100 to 120 per minute without stopping until medical help arrives (described in more detail below). Please do not attempt rescue breathing.
  • Educated and all set. Check for a pulse and breathing if you are confident in your training and abilities. In the event that neither breathing nor a pulse returns within 10 seconds, you should begin chest compressions. First, perform 30 chest compressions, followed by two rescue breaths.
  • Trained Individual – Even if you have CPR training but are unsure of your skills, you can help the victim by performing 100 to 120 compressions per minute. Remember that this recommendation only applies to infants older than four weeks of age, adults, and children. The rules for handling newborns are different.
  • Learn how to perform CPR and how to use an AED by enrolling in a nationally recognized CPR training course (AED). Dial 911 for instructions on how to conduct CPR if you are unskilled but need help immediately

CPR education was developed by firefighters so that anybody could apply this lifesaving skill in the event of an unexpected emergency involving a loved one.


“Josh was great! His sense of humor amused my hubby… We enjoyed his stories pertaining to CPR. We highly recommend this course with Josh as your instructor.”

Marisa M. | Field Examiner

Other Useful Facilities and Contact Information

 Medical Facilities

It is essential to be fully aware of the Palo Alto, CA, medical facilities, which is why we have included contact information for some of them here.

The Palo Alto Center Urgent Care is located at 795 El Camino Real Level 1, Lee Building Palo Alto, CA, 94301, United States (650) 853-2958. They offer urgent care clinics as a convenient and economical alternative to going to an emergency room.

Next, there is the Stanford Express Care Clinic  – Palo Alto (650) 736-5211, located at 211 Quarry Road Suite 102, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States.

 And an option for children would be the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, 725 Welch Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304, United States +1 650-497-8000.

If you find yourself needing a pharmacy, check out Walgreens Pharmacy located at 795 El Camino Real Suite Ab111a, Palo Alto, CA 94301, or the Hoover Pharmacy at 211 Quarry Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304.

Emergency Services

The Palo Alto Fire Department is ready to help in case of fire located at 250 Hamilton Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301.

 In the event of a life-threatening situation or criminal activity, you can contact the Palo Alto Police Department at 275 Forest Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301, Monday through Friday.

If your pet has an accident at home or on the street, it’s good to know that there are vets for pets, like the Animal Hospital of Palo Alto at 4111 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306.


Why choose CPR education?

  • We can be flexible—we’ll come to you!
  • A group of firefighters and emergency medical technicians
  • We offer a variety of classes for learning, including:
    • AHA Heartsaver classes
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Paramedics, Nurses, and other Healthcare Providers
    • Help with OSHA and EMSA compliance

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