Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

Is this the right course for me?

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements, o anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Course Options

Classroom Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
Blended Learning
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online
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Format

Blended Learning (online portion, followed by hands-on skills session

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended Learning Course and is designed to teach students information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training.

Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor.

Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency.

This course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. This course uses AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

Time

The online portion can be completed in 4 hours, and the hands-on skills session can be completed in 2.5 hours

The classroom course can be completed in approximately 7 hours (including optional lessons and breaks)

Completion Card

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Features

  • Video-based course ensures consistency

  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

  • Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Video-based course ensures consistency

  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

  • Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.