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CPR / First Aid Training

Want to learn how to do Hands-Only CPR? Watch these 2 videos from the RCS Nurses to see what it's all about!

Hands Only CPR Video Part 1 

Hands Only CPR Video Part 2


CPR & First Aid Training 

Rutherford County School Nurses train upwards of 400 employees every year in American Heart Association CPR/AED and First Aid and train ALL 5th grade students county wide in Hands-Only CPR. 


Certified Employees:

You may register for any class below in Performance Matters. (If Performance Matters says classes are full, check back often, as cancellations are common.)  

Classified Employees & Non-Faculty Volunteer Coaches:

E-mail Marjorie Hogan at 


Class Location 

Smyrna Professional Development Center 

302 Walnut St., Smyrna 37167  

*Park behind Smyrna Middle School and take the covered walk to the Smyrna Professional Development Center. 

2021-2022 Summer COMBO (CPR & First Aid class)

Each summer class is a “combo class,” covering both CPR & First Aid. This is an all-day course (9:00am-3:00pm) and you must attend the entire day to complete the course.  

  1. 06/04/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  2. 06/11/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  3. 06/18/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  4. 06/25/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  5. 07/02/21 - CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  6. 07/09/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  7. 07/16/2CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
  8. 07/23/21 CPR/First Aid (9:00am-3:00pm) *Bring snacks/lunch 
2021-2022 Academic Year Schedule
CPR Classes (4:30pm-7:00pm):
  1. Tues 09/14/21
  2. Thurs 10/14/21
  3. Mon 11/15/21
  4. Tues 01/18/22
  5. Wed 02/16/22
  6. Tues 03/8/22
  7. Tues 04/19/22
First Aid Classes (4:30pm-7:00pm): 
  1. Thurs 09/23/21
  2. Mon 10/18/21
  3. Thurs 11/4/21
  4. Thurs 01/13/22
  5. Tues 02/22/22
  6. Wed 03/16/22
  7. Mon 04/25/22
Classroom Requirements:
  • MASKS - All instructors and participants must follow RCS policies regarding masks. 
  • HANDWASHING - Participants will be asked to wash their hands thoroughly, for a least 20 seconds, before and after class.
  • DISINFECTING/CLEANSING - All tabletops, frequently touched items and manikins will be cleaned by the nurses prior to each class.
  • NO Mouth-to-Mouth Practice - We will NOT be practicing mouth-to-mouth rescue breathing on the manikins.
For questions contact: Marjorie Hogan at 




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