The world can be a dangerous place for a young child. Ingested chemicals, severe bleeding, choking hazards, risks of electrical shock, and countless other potential hazards lurk everywhere. Knowing how to respond to these emergencies and administer first-aid correctly can save a child’s life. Learn First Aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation), and/or BLS (basic life support) for adults, children, and infants at any one of these locations in and around Edison, New Jersey.
Tri-County Chapter of the American Red Cross
332 W Front Street, Plainfield NJ 07060
The Tri-County Chapter of the American Red Cross is the best option to find what suits your safety-training needs. Become CPR, AED and First Aid certified. Classes are offered specifically for adult, child, and infant CPR, and there are combination courses as well. Programs are offered year-round and several times a week to work around your schedule. The price, length, and duration of the program depends on the type of training provided, and so it is best to visit their location or website to learn what options suit your first-aid training needs.
JFK Medical Center
65 James Street, Edison NJ 08820
CPR for Family and Friends is a program offered by the Women & Children Services at JFK Medical Center that is perfect for caregivers or parents who don’t necessarily need first aid certification, but would find the training useful and informative. JFK medical center offers 1 3-hour session for $30 for individuals or $50 for couples. Classes are ongoing and registration (by calling 732-321-7588) is required.
21 Kingsbridge Road, Piscataway Township NJ, 08854
Become CPR, BLS, AED, or First-Aid certified at Safety Solutions nearby Piscataway location. Safety Solutions, operated by Firefighter/EMT-B Jason Dudley, is the only company that also offers Fire-extinguisher training in the Edison, New Jersey area. Classes are held 1 day a week. The length and duration of classes depends on the type of certification. See website for an up-to-date schedule including dates and times.
Life Support Solutions
206 Rivington Street, Iselin NJ 08830
Life Support Solutions is a large company that offers advanced life support training for health care providers, and also offers a basic CPR and First Aid class for “family and friends”. It is an entry-level one-time course lasting 2.5 hours, for $35 a person.
Whether becoming First-Aid certified or just learning about safety at these informative child first-aid programs, a caregiver of a young child could potentially save a life or reduce the severity of injury in the event of an unfortunate accident.