Step-by-step, hands-on training that allows participants to respond
effectively in emergency and life-threatening situations. At least one
registered adult who accompanies a troop/group on activities or
overnight trips must be certified in First Aid and CPR.
Members of your troop who are healthcare providers may also serve as
first aiders: physician, physician’s assistant, nurse practitioner,
registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, paramedic, military medic,
and emergency medical technician. Volunteers are required to provide
copies of cards and/or certificates that show current completion of
First Aid and CPR training taken with a provider outside of GSWISE
Find the session that
works for you!
The following providers sponsor first aid and CPR certification
courses. When looking for CPR training, be sure the course requires a
test (not attendance only).
• American Red Cross
International (Basic first aid plus American Heart Association
• American Heart Association Heart Saver First Aid CPR AED