Please Read the List of Frequently Asked Questions By Most of Our Students


When will I receive my CPR card?

You will receive your card the same say of class at the completion of the class after you have passed the test.

How long are the certifications valid?

All of our certifications CPR are valid for 2 years

What should I wear to a CPR class?

The class involves hands-on practice so it is best if you wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in. If you have long hair it’s best to wear it back. Also Women should wear a shirt with a modest neck line so that they can feel comfortable bending over and doing compressions on a manikin.

How do I pay for the class?

You can register online by submitting your information by clicking our registration page a day in advance and calling us at (310) 946 – 2533 to confirm you date and class time. All payments can be processed at the class time using cash only, all credit cards can be accepted but will include a $5.00 processing fee.

Who will teach my class?

Your class will be taught by one of our professional lifeguards, Physician Assistants or Nurses that have real life experience applying cpr, it’s vital to understand the right way to administer this procedure from experienced professionals.

Are your courses through the American Heart Association?

Yes! All of our courses are based off the American Heart Association Guidelines. Our class is through the American Heart Association. Its also vital for you to make sure that your job accepts the course taken from American Heart Association, most jobs have stopped taking certification through the red cross.

Do you offer CPR and First Aid Classes in any other languages other than English?

Yes! We offer classes in both English and Spanish. Korean is underway as well.

Will G-Medical CPR come to my office or home to teach a class?

Absolutely! Please click here to schedule a mobile group appointment and we will be happy to assist your group, if possible we would like for you to have a television with room for the entire group to have practice administering the cpr procedure.

How large of a group can you teach? Do you offer CPR classes outside of Los Angeles?

We can accommodate any size group! We offer CPR classes in Los Angeles, but travel to all counties in Southern California including Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, and more. if you have any questions regarding this please call us at (310) 946-2533

Will I have to share a manikin with someone else?

Yes Although for the majority or the class no, (BLS) is a service that offers 2 man / woman cpr and in this case 2 people will have to use the same manikin, but for most of the class we will have enough manikins to accommodate every student.

I took a class but lost my card. What do I do?

Please call us at (310) 946 -2533 and we will get you a new card right away the cost for a replacement ecard is free although there is a $5 charge for a laminated copy

When will I receive my CPR card?

You will receive your card the same say of class at the completion of the class after you have passed the test.

How long does a CPR class take?

The class is approximately 2.5 hrs, depending on the size of the class, smaller classes usually go quicker than others

Is there anything I should bring

Yes, please bring a pen and paper and be ready to take notes for the class

Does California accept online CPR certification?

To be honest it strongly depends on your job. Many times jobs want you to attend an in person CPR class that will allow you the opportunity to get tested by a live instructor and ask all the questions you need to get a full understanding of CPR, so that they know you are qualified to perform CPR in the event of an emergency. But, then again others would allow you to take the class online. There are also blended options. The blended option is where you watch the lecturing online and schedule an appointment to take the pin person class.

Can I get CPR certified online for free?

You actually can take the CPR class online for free click here, but in most cases you will have to actually pay for the certification

Who needs CPR training in California?

We have a long list that included healthcare workers , child care , care givers for elderly , the list goes on and on click here for a full list of who needs CPR Certification

Are online CPR courses legit?

Online only courses are not regulated by OSHA standards, so if you’re concerned with you CPR certification not being accepted by your job then its best to take an in person course, their prices are higher but their certifications last for 2 years.

Is BLS and CPR the same or is BLS better than CPR

The truth is BLS is CPR as well, its just the CPR that is required by members in the healthcare field , like doctors, nurses, or ( EMT) emergency medical technicians click here for a full explanation of the difference between BLS and CPR.

CPR classes and Covid?

Right now due to Covid -19 we tend to do the blended courses for renewals, and a full in person course for 1st timers or people that aren’t very familiar with modern technology, but everyone will be given gloves and a mask is required. Everything is sanitized and we will be given hand sanitizer.

How much does Red Cross CPR training cost?

Red Cross training is usually upwards of $100 dollars , we get students all the time coming to our office glad because of all the money they have saved by choosing us.