CPR & First Aid Certification

CPR and First Aid Training at Zane State College

Since 2012, ZSC has trained over 3,500 people from the community

Zane State College offers several options for CPR and First Aid certification. Details and schedules are provided below. Please read the options carefully.

CPR Card Extensions and Resources

Over the last three months, the AHA has released resources and guidance to help healthcare providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the AHA has extended dates for course card renewals.

AHA Provider and Instructor cards that expired in March, April, May and June can be renewed up to 120 days from the recommended renewal date on the card. Here is a breakdown of when those cards will need to be renewed:

Recommended Renewal Date on Card (end of month)

New Renewal Due Date with 120-day Extension (end of month)

March 2020

July 2020

April 2020

August 2020

May 2020

September 2020

June 2020

October 2020

Schedule a Training

Due to instructor to student ratios, preregistration is required. For questions or to schedule a training, please contact us:

Mysti Hittle
Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.


HeartSaver CPR/AED Training

HeartSaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

First Aid Training

HeartSaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first aid emergencies. This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

BLS Healthcare Provider CPR Training

Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.

CPR Certification for Ohio Schools

In cooperation with Genesis Healthcare System and the American Heart Association, we are ready to assist you in obtaining required CPR certification. It’s as easy as following these three steps:

  1. Click on this link to sign up and pay the fee by debit/credit card for the self-directed HeartSaver CPR/AED Online course: Heartsaver® CPR AED Online . 
  2. Watch the on-line videos, take the exam, and print your certificate. Time involved is about 1 ½ hours.
  3. Schedule a hands-on review and skills check session by calling 740-588-1288. The cost is just $25 and only takes 20 minutes. 

“Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.” (AHA Website)