How do I become Infant and Child (Pediatric) CPR Certified?

Virtually all states have requirements regarding infant and child (pediatric) CPR certification for caregivers. Make sure you follow your state’s specific regulations. CDA candidates also need a current CPR and first-aid certificate to obtain or renew their credential.

So, how do I become infant and child (Pediatric) CPR certified? You will need hands-on training to learn the steps of pediatric CPR. The following sources provide pediatric CPR training:

The American Heart Association
American Red Cross
National Security Council

All adults who care for children should be trained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), first-aid, and injury prevention. You should take a course in CPR and first-aid from a certified instructor before taking responsibility for the care of a child. Be prepared to act quickly, calmly, and appropriately in emergency situations.

Unsure of how to get CPR and first aid training during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read our blog, How Can I Get Pediatric First Aid and CPR Training During COVID-19?

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