Lifesaving for the General Public

CPR in ProgressOverland Park Fire Department staff members teach lifesaving classes through classroom and hands-on instruction. These classes are held monthly at the Fire Training Center and are open to the public.

Hands-only CPR and AED Training

This non-certification class is free and open to the public. Students will learn steps to become a lifesaver, not just a bystander, in an emergency by using hands-only CPR and an available automatic external defibrillator (AED.)

Call 913-895-8403 or email tricia.roberts@opkansas.org to schedule.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR and AED Training

Learn to save adult, infant and child victims of cardiac or respiratory arrest. Students will learn:

  • One-person techniques in cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
  • How to use an AED;
  • Rescue breathing;
  • How to treat a choking victim;
  • Heart attack and stroke prevention.

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR and AED Training classes are held at the Fire Training Center from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Saturday of the month.

Pre-registration is required. Class size is a minimum of six and maximum of nine students. Classes that do not meet the minimum size will be cancelled at least two days prior to class. Students must be at least 15 years old.

The cost is $35 and includes an American Heart Association textbook. Certification is for a two-year period. Sign up online or contact Mike Morgan at 913-895-8402.