scouts-l Mail Archive for July of 2000: Re: Red Cross .vs. AHA Certification?
Sat Jul 15 2000 - 15:42:39 CDT
In a message dated 7/15/00 4:02:27 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
<< I've been following the Red Cross threads, and have a
I have scheduled my Troop to undergo First Aid/CPR
training, from our local
volunteer fire department. They are affiliated with
the American Heart
Association, as opposed to the Red Cross. Does
anybody know any reasons why
one might be preferred, in a Scouting context, to the
BTW, I did call the Red Cross first. To date, they
have not returned any of
As far as I know, one is not preferred over the other. There is only minor
non-life threatening differences. I am a CPR Instructor with AHA and also
Emergency Preparedness and First Aid Merit Badge Counselor.
I only charge Boy Scouts for the cost of the books and the paperwork, my time
I donate to BSA.
Troop 259, Crew 259
Tidewater Council, Va.