Darlene is a certified instructor with the American Heart Association. Darlene has been a CPR and First Aid Instructor since 2002. Darlene provides both group and individual training for anyone who is interested in learning CPR and/or First Aid. She has taught children, adults, and seniors how to do CPR. She has had students come back to tell her how they have saved a life by what they had learned in her courses.

Darlene makes the course very interesting and easy to learn by telling stories about friends and family members who have suffered from heart attacks, strokes and cardiac arrest. She will teach you at a pace that is right for you. Darlene is dedicated in making sure that you leave her course with confidence knowing that you, too, can save a life. Darlene keeps updated with the most recent information with the American Heart Association.  

Whether this is your first time, or you’re recertifying on your skills, CPR American Heart guarantees an exciting and interesting class each and every time. Each student who successfully completes the short course will receive a CPR course completion card which is good for 2 years.


The course covers...

  • Chain of survival and the importance of quickly calling 9-1-1.
  • Signs & symptoms of cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking.
  • Awareness of common items on which people choke.
  • Techniques of CPR (Compressions, Airway, Breathing).
  • Heimlich maneuver for choking victims.
  • Demonstration of an AED (automated external defibrillator).
  • The importance of having an AED available.
  • CPR and AED combined.
  • Hands-on practice on CPR mannequins.
CPR Courses

  • Healthcare Provider

    Requirements to complete course: Must complete the American Heart Association BLS Class Course, pass the written exam with an 84% or above score to pass the skills test. Written exam will be given in class.

    Course includes: Child, Adult, and Infant CPR 1-Rescuer and 2-Rescuer; Advanced Airway Techniques; Choking for adult, children and infant; AED Safety, Special Considerations and use; Using a mask; Special considerations for CPR.

  • Heartsaver CPR & AED Course

    Requirements to complete course: Must complete the skills test.

    Course includes: Adult/Child/Infant CPR; Adult/Child/Infant Choking; Adult/Child AED Safety; Special considerations and use.

  • Heartsaver First Aid with CPR

    Requirements to complete course: Must complete class.

    Course includes: Adult/Child/Infant CPR; Adult/Child Choking; Adult/Child AED Safety; Special considerations and use; First Aid basics; Injury Emergencies; Medical Emergencies; Environmental Emergencies.

Our CPR/FIRST AED Training Experience (to name a few)

Christ United Methodist

Church of Christ

Hotel Derek


University of Houston Nursing School

John Cook, DDS

Rick Kline, DDS

Southwest Asthma and Allergy

Imperial Sugar

Hotel  Granduca Houston

 Granduca Houston Austin

Morningside Nannies

Anytime Fitness

Title boxing club

You Only Younger

The Houstonian

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