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First Aid Courses

Baton Rouge area

To register for a course online, visit www.gsle.org/ebiz and search the Event Code in the search bar. 

First Aid-CPR-AED - Region 1 - 2019-2020
Adults only

For all volunteer positions working directly with girls. This session will give adult volunteers who work directly with girls the tools to: explain practices to help manage a group of girls while providing a safe experience; understand the Promise and the Law; lay out a typical meeting; describe the importance of all of the components of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and utilize Journeys and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting in all aspects of girl led, learning by doing, and cooperative learning. You will learn more ideas for helping girls plan and make decisions, tips for customizing journeys and badges to meet your girl’s Interest, plus fun ways for girls to reflect on their Girl Scout experiences.

Prerequisites:  1) Completion of GSUSA’s Girl Scouting 101 Online introduction to Girl Scouting.   2) Volunteer Orientation (face-to-face review of Volunteer Essentials).

Event Code: RC0103  November 2, 2019 –  CANCELED
Event Code: RC0104  December 7, 2019
Event Code: RC0105  January 4, 2020
Event Code: RC0106   February 1, 2020
Event Code: RC0107   March 7, 2020
Event Code: RC0108   April 4, 2020 
Event Code: RC0109   May 2, 2020

Facilitator: Jennifer Cook, Lead Trainer
Location: GSLE RO, 545 Colonial Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Registration Opens: NOW
Registration Closes: Wednesday, midnight before training 
Fee: $50 with GS store coupon ($10) completion of the course.
Capacity: Min 5 / Max 24

Bayou area

To register for a course online, visit www.gsle.org/ebiz and search the Event Code in the search bar. 

First Aid-CPR-AED - Region 2 - 2019-2020

Adults only

For all volunteer positions working directly with girls. This session will give adult volunteers who work directly with girls the tools to: explain practices to help manage a group of girls while providing a safe experience; understand the Promise and the Law; lay out a typical meeting; describe the importance of all of the components of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and utilize Journeys and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting in all aspects of girl led, learning by doing, and cooperative learning. You will learn more ideas for helping girls plan and make decisions, tips for customizing journeys and badges to meet your girl’s Interest, plus fun ways for girls to reflect on their Girl Scout experiences. Prerequisites:

1) Completion of GSUSA’s Girl Scouting 101 Online introduction to Girl Scouting. 2) Volunteer Orientation (face-to-face review of Volunteer Essentials).

Event Code: RC0201 September 14, 2019 
Event Code: RC0202   October 5, 2019
Event Code: RC0203  November 9, 2019
Event Code: RC0204  December 7, 2019
Event Code: RC0205  January 11, 2020
Event Code: RC0206   February 8, 2020
Event Code: RC0207   March 14, 2020
Event Code: RC0208   April 11, 2020 
Event Code: RC0209   May 9, 2020

Location: North Terrebonne Public Library, 4130 West Park Avenue, Gray, LA 70359
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Registration Opens: NOW
Registration Closes: Wednesday, midnight before training 
Fee: $50 with GS store coupon ($10) completion of the course.
Capacity: Min 5 / Max 24

Northshore area

To register for a course online, visit www.gsle.org/ebiz and search the Event Code in the search bar.

First Aid-CPR-AED - Region 3 - 2019-2020
Adults only

For all volunteer positions working directly with girls. This session will give adult volunteers who work directly with girls the tools to: explain practices to help manage a group of girls while providing a safe experience; understand the Promise and the Law; lay out a typical meeting; describe the importance of all of the components of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and utilize Journeys and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting in all aspects of girl led, learning by doing, and cooperative learning. You will learn more ideas for helping girls plan and make decisions, tips for customizing journeys and badges to meet your girl’s Interest, plus fun ways for girls to reflect on their Girl Scout experiences. Prerequisites:

1) Completion of GSUSA’s Girl Scouting 101 Online introduction to Girl Scouting. 2) Volunteer Orientation (face-to-face review of Volunteer Essentials).

Event Code: RC0301 September 21, 2019 
Event Code: RC0302   October 19, 2019
Event Code: RC0303  November 16, 2019
Event Code: RC0304  December 21, 2019
Event Code: RC0305  January 18, 2020
Event Code: RC0306   February 15, 2020
Event Code: RC0307   March 21, 2020
Event Code: RC0308   April 18, 2020 
Event Code: RC0309   May 16, 2020

Location: Lakeview Regional Medical Center, 95 Judge Tanner Blvd., Covington, LA 70433
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Registration Opens: NOW
Registration Closes: Wednesday, midnight before training 
Fee: $50 with GS store coupon ($10) completion of the course.
Capacity: Min 5 / Max 24

New Orleans area

To register for a course online, visit www.gsle.org/ebiz and search the Event Code in the search bar. 

First Aid-CPR-AED - Region 4 - 2019-2020
Adults only

For all volunteer positions working directly with girls. This session will give adult volunteers who work directly with girls the tools to: explain practices to help manage a group of girls while providing a safe experience; understand the Promise and the Law; lay out a typical meeting; describe the importance of all of the components of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and utilize Journeys and The Girl’s Guide to Girl Scouting in all aspects of girl led, learning by doing, and cooperative learning. You will learn more ideas for helping girls plan and make decisions, tips for customizing journeys and badges to meet your girl’s Interest, plus fun ways for girls to reflect on their Girl Scout experiences. Prerequisites:

1) Completion of GSUSA’s Girl Scouting 101 Online introduction to Girl Scouting. 2) Volunteer Orientation (face-to-face review of Volunteer Essentials).

Event Code: RC0403  November 2, 2019
Event Code: RC0404  December 7, 2019
Event Code: RC0405  January 4, 2020
Event Code: RC0406   February 1, 2020
Event Code: RC0407   March 7, 2020
Event Code: RC0408   April 4, 2020 
Event Code: RC0409   May 2, 2020

Location: GSLE HQ, 841 South Clearview Parkway, New Orleans, LA 70121
Time: 1 – 3 p.m.
Registration Opens: NOW
Registration Closes: Wednesday, midnight before training 
Fee: $50 with GS store coupon ($10) completion of the course.
Capacity: Min 5 / Max 24

 

American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid / CPR / AED
Blended Learning consists of online content and assessments as well as hands-on skill practice performing first aid, CPR, and AED skills for adults, children and infants. Other emergency situations, such as choking, stroke, and breathing difficulties are also covered. Participants must complete the online content and assessments successfully prior to attending the skills session to receive certification.

To ensure more volunteers have access to health and safety training, Girl Scouts and the American Red Cross have formed a national partnership.  All of our First Aid and CPR courses will now include AED (Automated External Defibrillator) training as well. 

Fee: $50 per person 


American Heart Assoc. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches child & adult CPR and AED use.

Fee: $50 per person. Fee is fully refundable from troop funds.

Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors cannot serve as First Aiders for a troop. The following healthcare providers may serve as Level 1 or 2 First Aiders and are exempt from taking the course: physician, physician’s assistant, nurse practitioner, registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, paramedic, military medic, and emergency medical technician.

Staff Contact: Trixie LeBlanc at tleblanc@gsle.org

To register for First Aid courses online, visit www.gsle.org/ebiz and search the Event Code in the search bar.