Welcome to
We Got The Beat CPR

Owner/Instructor Marissa McDaniel has extensive experience in organizational training, with her specialized training in health and safety education. Marissa helps people integrate safety and educational practices in the home, community and the workplace. She has a broad work history with social service organizations, recreational centers, and now a small business owner. Her day to day experiences as a special needs parent and inclusive gym owner/manager, combined with her extensive background as a group facilitator enables her to create a dynamic learning experience.

Our Training Services

Our BLS - Basic Life Support training is an AHA certified course. Our ASHI certified courses are: Combination Basic First Aid AED and CPR, Childcare and Baby sitting safety, Wilderness First Aid, and Blood borne Pathogens.

FAQs And Information

What is the minimum age to learn CPR?

There is not a mandated minimum age requirement for learning CPR. The ability to perform CPR is based more on body strength than age. Studies have shown that children as young as nine years old can learn and retain CPR skills.

What is a BLS Provider?

Basic Life Support requirement: Nurses, dentists, hygienists, nursing students, dental students, pharmacists, emergency medical technicians, physicians, professional rescuer, respiratory therapists or anyone in the health-care industry required to have CPR training.

What is a Layperson?

All non-medical individuals can also take the BLS Provider course, including daycare providers, warehouse staff, massage therapists, lifeguards, teachers, office staff, church staff, daycare providers, safety committee staff, yoga or fitness instructors, parents or grandparents, scout leaders, teens, etc.

CPR training policies on payment, tuition refunds, rescheduling?

Enrollment fees are to be paid PRIOR to the date of the course through our website. If you need another payment option please contact us. Private groups must be paid-in-full on or prior to the date of the class unless other arrangements have been made. If for any reason an individual is requesting a refund, the following applies: * A FULL REFUND will be given if 7 or more days notice is given. * Within 4-6 days notice a $10 processing fee per student will be assessed. * Absolutely NO REFUND will be given for less than 4 days notice or for those who do not show up for class. * Cancellation must be done via email. We understand that emergencies come up and illnesses happen. A one time class transfer can be made at no extra cost. Any additional class transfers will incur a $20 processing fee. To transfer to another class please contact us. Just let us know by email what class you are moving to so we can reapply your payment to the new registration. Our refund timeline begins from the first registration not the transferred class date.


Who can get CPR/AED with First Aid training?

Anyone in the lists above who as is also required or feel it is important to have basic First-Aid training.


•Heart attack •Electric shock •Allergic reactions of severe nature •Drowning •Suffocation •Drug overdose


• 0 to 4 minutes, unlikely development of brain damage •4 to 6 minutes, possibility of brain damage • 6 to 10 minutes, high probability of brain damage • 10 minutes and over, probable brain damage

What is the likelihood that an open enrollment class will be canceled? How do you notify us if class is canceled because of bad weather?

Our classes tend to fill up quickly with most registrations occurring within the week prior to the class date. Please feel confident in registering for any of our classes as only on rare occasions will we ever cancel a class due to low enrollment or for other reasons beyond our control. If a class is canceled because of bad weather or for some other reason, We Got the Beat CPR will contact everyone on the roster by email and then attempt a phone call at least one hour prior to the start of the class. There is a full refund or option to transfer to another class registration.