107Ist CPR Training

107ist CPR has suspended operation until further notice due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  We hope to schedule classes this summer 2020 when the State of Oregon declares normal operations.    In the meantime, the American Heart Association (AHA) has the following recommendation for employers who require an AHA CPR card: 

    • The AHA recommends that employers and regulatory bodies consider extending recognition of an AHA Provider Card beyond its renewal date, for up to 60 days. However, please know that it is ultimately up to the discretion of employers and regulatory bodies who require current AHA Provider Cards to consider allowing extensions during this time.
    • The AHA recommends considering extensions of up to 60 days, but this recommendation could be extended based on the evolving COVID-19 public health threat.

Stay tuned to this page, our Twitter and Facebook page for updates

Thank you,

Dale Montgomery, Paramedic

107ist CPR & 1st Aid Training, Coordinator


Can you spare a few hours learning how to save a life? Thanks to Dale Montgomery and the volunteer 107ist CPR instructors, now you have the chance. Dale is a paramedic, a 107IST and a member of Old Growth FC. You may remember Dale was part of a team effort in 2012 to save the life of a fellow footy player, Gheorghe Lupu of Celtic FC:


Timbers Army's Old Growth FC Plays Match, Helps Save Life

Portland Paramedic Wins Star of Life Award

Paramedics Honored For Clackamas Life Saving

Dale’s efforts didn’t stop there. Inspired by this event, as well as by his experiences as a paramedic with American Medical Response, Dale spearheaded an initiative to offer CPR/AED classes to 107IST members, beginning with members of TAFC soccer teams.

Thanks to partnership with the Timbers front office, we have expanded course offerings enabling Dale to train Providence Park staff and 107ISTs every month. Most courses will be offered in the Providence Basecamp Cardiac Rehabillitation, which will allow for up to 16 members to receive CPR/AED training at a time. With the combined support of the 107IST, AMR, Providence St Vincent's Basecamp and the Portland Timbers, along with the generous volunteering of expertise of 13 instructors, we were able to have 987  people trained in administering CPR and use of automated external defibrillators since 107IST CPR/AED classes started in November 2013.

If you are interested in getting trained, you can participate free of charge if you are a 107IST member or $20 for non 107IST members. 

View dates and sign up

If you have specific questions please email Dale directly. For the latest news and announcements follow Timbers Army CPR on Twitter and Facebook.

  

Our sincere thanks to American Medical Response for donating equipment; Providence Basecamp Cardiac Rehabillitation and the Portland Timbers for donating meeting space; the Cascade Training for training our instructors; to the 107IST for supporting certification fees; and most of all to Dale Montgomery, who selflessly donates his time and expertise to make these courses a reality.

You can donate to this cause using the Paypal Button below. Donations are used for equipment and supplies for the CPR classes. (Note that donations are not tax deductible.)
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