CPR Certification in Washington

Online CPR Certification in Washington

Obtaining online CPR certification in the Washington can be rapidly accomplished form your home with an online CPR course that can cover CPR / AED / First Aid certification or renewal as well as certification in Bloodborne Pathogens, Babysitting, and Infant CPR certification.

Having certification in CPR, Infant CPR, AED, or First Aid could mean the difference between life and death in an emergency. Laypersons who have CPR training successfully save lives every year. CPR training in Washington will be required for all students graduating high school in the 2017-2018 educational year.

State of Health in Washington

According to America’s Health Rankings 2016 report, Washington ranks 7th out of all 50 states for overall health. Washington has a low prevalence of smoking, a high immunization coverage among children, and a low prevalence of low birthweight, but the state's population faces challenges including a high prevalence of excessive drinking, a low percentage of high school graduation, and a much lower rate of immunization coverage among adolescents than for infants.

In the past four years, drug deaths decreased 13% from 15.9 to 13.8 deaths per 100,000 population, and over the past two years, the percentage of the population without health insurance decreased 43% from 13.9% to 7.9%. In the past year, diabetes decreased 6% from 8.9% to 8.4% of adults. However, 26% of the population is obese, and nearly 20% don't get enough physical exercise. These are markers for potential cardiac events, which could be mitigated with timely CPR aid.

Jobs Requiring CPR Certification in Washington

In Washington, there are a wide range of jobs that may require employees to obtain CPR certification as a condition of employment. A sampling of these jobs may include:

  • Staff members in the office of a doctor or dentist including front desk personnel, receptionists, administrators and anyone else who may have contact with patients.
  • The directors and staff of aquatic centers, swimming and diving instructors, rowing coaches, and anyone else involved in directing or providing aquatic activities.
  • Anyone employed in school, regardless of position, that comes into contact with children.
  • Anyone who provides direction for physical activities such as personal fitness trainers and youth and school athletic coaches, volunteers or professionals.
  • Charity volunteers, volunteers and aides in facilities, companions for the elderly and disabled as well as social workers.
  • Police, firemen and correctional officers as well as anyone that comes into contact with people in high stress situations and environments.
  • Head Start teachers, daycare workers, nannies, babysitters and anyone that comes into contact with children as a part of their profession.
  • Anyone in the fields of construction, logistics, manufacturing, retail, or anything in which a co-worker may require aid.

More Information about CPR/AED Certification in Washington

Your CPR/AED certification will need to be redone every 2 years. You can obtain online CPR renewal to satisfy this requirement and stay fully certified.

In some cases, your employer may require that you pass a hands-on skills test, for which you will have to appear in person at a testing site and complete this portion of the certification for a small additional fee.

CPR Skills Testing Sites in Washington

These facilities / individuals may be offering on-site CPR skills testing in Washington. You can contact them directly to inquire.

Columbia Safety LLC
Douglas Cotey
West Richland, WA 99353
Phone: 509-578-4792

Mount Baker Council BSA
John Sullivan
Everett, WA 98208
Phone: 425-338-0380

Mount Baker Council BSA
Alexander Bertelsen
Everett, WA 98208
Phone: 425-338-0380

Northwest Responder
John Stubbs
Vancouver, WA 98685
Phone: 503-312-1000

Slim Baldy Safety Training Solutions
Robert Young
Kent, WA 98042
Phone: 253-569-4211

Thompson Training
Kanessa Thompson
Battle Ground, WA 98604
Phone: 3607737211

Weston EMS
Josh Weston
Washougal, WA 98671
Phone: 509-675-3535

WFA Training Center-NW
Eli Brackenbury
West Richland, WA 99353
Phone: 509-205-8539

Advantages of Online Certification

Obtaining CPR Certification online in Washington provides a number of benefits. When you use the CPR Certification Institute, you get:

  • CPR/AED/First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Infant CPR, & Babysitting courses
  • Flexible study hours and locations – study anywhere, at any time
  • No time limits – you can take as long as you need to learn the material
  • High quality courses – all material is prepared by health professionals
  • Unlimited, unique practice tests with instant grading to test your knowledge
  • Free final exam retakes until you pass with an 80% or higher score
  • Instant certification with a printable PDF card emailed 24/7/365
  • Hardcopy certification card mailed to you at no additional charge
  • Certification guaranteed to be accepted or your money back
  • Referral for local skills testing if required by your employer

Are you ready to get certified? Sign up for one or more of our courses today!

Links of Interest for Washington Medical Providers