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EHS Training

Heartsaver CPR/AED Class

Illinois State University offers the Heartsaver CPR/AED Course, to University employees interested being a lay rescuer.  The Heartsaver CPR Course is a course that teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims. Lay Rescuers also learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulties in children.

Class guidelines are established by the American Heart Association and certification will be issued by Advocate Bromenn.

Instructional objectives include:

  • The Chain of Survival
  • Symptoms of a Heart Attack
  • The CAB's (Circulation, Airway and Breathing) of CPR (adult, child, infant)
  • Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (Choking)

Course Length: 3 hours, depending on the skill level of the students. Renewal certification is due every two years.

Intended Audience: University Employees (i.e. potential lay rescuers (Faculty/staff), day care employees, police, security guards and those who may have a need to respond to a medical emergency.

Written/Skills Exam: Students will go through a practical skills assessment, however, no written exam is required for this class.  

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Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Course

Illinois State University is now offering the new 8-Hour Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate Course and ServSafe exam proctoring services to University employees. If granted permission by your supervisory staff, you will be permitted to take this course. The National Restaurant Association's ServSafe Food Manager class materials and exam are used for instruction and certification. The cost for the class is approximately $60 for University employees, which covers the ServSafe exam and instructional packet. If Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification is needed, there will be an additional $35 fee that will need to be paid to the Illinois Department of Public Health.

Instructional objectives include:

  • The Importance of Food Safety
  • Good Personal Hygiene
  • Time and Temperature Control
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Safe Food Preparation
  • Receiving and Storing Food
  • Methods of Thawing, Cooking, Cooling and Reheating Food
  • HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points)
  • Food Safety Regulations
  • And more . . .

To ensure adequate course materials will be available for each class, you must pre-register.

Course Length: 8.5 hours. ServSafe and Illinois Food Managers certification are good for a period of 5 years from the date of certification.

Intended Audience: University employees directly involved with food storage, preparation, service, and transportation.

Written/Skills Exam: Students will be required to take a 90-question assessment at the end of the course. A passing score of 70% must be achieved to receive ServSafe Food Manager Certification and to be eligible for Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification.


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