OnLine CPR Recertification

CPR etc now offers the American Heart Association Online Healthcare Provider CPR Certification option!  We hold regularly scheduled AHA Healthcare Provider Online BLS Recertification Skill testing at the Elks Lodge, Mission and C Streets in San Rafael!  Register online for the skills testing required to complete your online recertification!

Our Services

CPR Classes | AED Sales | AED Classes | Child & Babysitting Safety | Pet CPR & First Aid


CPR etc is based in Novato, Marin County, California.  We serve the entire San Francisco Bay Area region with high quality American Heart Association Certified CPR Instruction, First Aid classes, and offer nationwide sales of Philips HeartStart Automatic External Defibrillators (AED) for home or business use.  Our AED Sales can include the training, medical direction, and records management required for businesses, or in home trtaining for the peace of mind and medical security of your family and loved ones.

We now offer Pet First Aid and CPR.  Our instructors are at the forefront of this exciting and rewarding field.  Through our instruction, and partnerships with the Marin Humane Society and other local animal training and rescue organizations, we will provide regularly scheduled Pet CPR and First Aid classes, and are able to provide personalized, on-site instruction for groups or individuals.  Call or Email to inquire.

CPR and AEDs in Your Workplace

Marin Businesses can reduce liability by installing an AED and training employees to use CPR and a defibrillator.Our CPR and AED courses are designed for workplace safety training. To ensure quality, our courses are delivered by American Heart Association (AHA) and American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) trained instructors, with CPR etc.'s experience and background adding to the quality of training.

Our instructors follow high operational standards, resulting in consistent training for all your employees, even across multiple locations.

To meet the demands of busy schedules and a diverse workforce, we offer flexible course formats and course location at your workplace or our instruction sites.

Our staff can help you design a training program or enhance your current one to meet your unique business needs and help you achieve your training goals.

As part of our mission, we’re dedicated to helping responsible businesses like yours establish training programs. And we’ll even help tailor the training program to meet your workplace requirements.

Under the Alliance, OSHA, AHA and ASHI work together developing workplace programs that help reduce death and disability from heart disease and stroke.


AED Programs and Resources

Today the chance of survival from sudden cardiac arrest is about 6 percent. To increase the chance of survival, and because AEDs (Automated External Defibrillators) already have helped save many lives, the American Heart Association strongly encourages businesses and public facilities to establish AED programs.

Regulations in require CPR and AED training as part of an effective AED program – we’re prepared to help you establish your program and deliver the right training. more


CPR for Healthcare Professionals

American Heart Association BLS CPR for Healthcare Providers.  Classes in Marin and San Francisco Bay Area.This American Heart Association, AHA, course is designed to teach the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of choking.  It is intended for participants who provide health care to patients in a wide variety of settings, but is the most valuable CPR class for allparticipants.  CPR etc has been teaching CPR in Marin for more than a Decade, and believes the AHA BLS CPR program and certification is the best available.  Certification provided meets standards of professional healthcare providers, emergency medical services agencies and employers.  All of our instructors are certified AHA Healthcare Provider CPR instructors.

Course Description

The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.

Course Length: Approximately 4½ hours

Intended Audience

Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied health personnel.

Student Materials:

BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual

Card Type: Course Completion Card

Written/Skills Exam: Required for completion card


CPR and AEDs in Your Home

CPR etc's Bay Area CPR Classes can help you save a life.

Our CPR and AED program contains information on how to perform the basic skills of CPR in adults, children and infants and how to help an adult, child or infant who is choking.

This home or classroom-based, video and instructor-led CPR course offers families, friends and community members the opportunity to learn basic CPR in a dynamic group environment.

We offer a CPR program is for family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR. This program is specifically designed for those who prefer to learn in a group environment with feedback from an instructor.

Our program can be used in a variety of creative ways to teach lifesaving CPR skills to communities.

Some examples include:

  • Workplace wellness program
  • Neighborhood or condo association meeting activity
  • Parent/teacher meeting program
  • Childcare Centers
  • Pre-Schools
  • Babysitting Safety and CPR Classes


CPR and AED Training Programs

  • CPR/AED (Community & Workplace)
  • CPR for the Community & Workplace
  • CPR for the Professional Rescuer
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider


First-Aid, Miscellaneous

  • Blood Borne Pathogen (BBP)
  • Pet and Animal CPR and First Aid
  • Universal First Aid
  • CABS (Children and Babysitter Safety)
  • Program Management Services


Send an email request for information on other available classes.



CPR Classes in Marin

CPR etc. offers non-stressful instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, BLS CPR, Community CPR, CABS (Children and Babysitting Safety) & Home CPR Classes in the San Francisco Bay Area, including Marin, Sonoma, San Francisco, Contra Costa, Napa and Alameda counties. We can provide on-site CPR and First Aid classes in your home, your church, at our facility or at your business. Located in Marin County, California, our professional staff of experienced CPR instructors will help you learn lifesaving skills in an enjoyable, relaxed environment in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, San Francisco and the East Bay.


Contact CPR etc

199 Marin Valley Dr
Novato, CA 94949

Tel (415) 884-2720
Fax (415) 234-6806

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