Courses

BLS for Healthcare Providers

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Course format:

Initial Provider Course requires approximately 4 hours to complete.

Renewal Course requires approximately 2.5 hours to complete.

Course content:

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway*

Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

CPR AED

Heartsaver CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. Optional modules include child CPR and AED use, infant CPR and child and infant choking.
Heartsaver CPR AED teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to
observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

Upon successful completion of the course, including a skills test, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid
for 2 years.

Course Covers

  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking
  • Optional written test Heartsaver CPR AED Course Mater ials
  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual with Lesson Maps and Instructor CD (90-1029)
  • Heartsaver DVD Set (90-1028)
  • Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook with Adult and Child/Infant Reminder Cards (90-1044)

Pr imary Audience
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical
Training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to
meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

 

 

First Aid CPR AED

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 4 million injuries and illnesses occur annually in the workplace, and nearly 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests occur outside the hospital. 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. In this course, students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.

This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.
Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid, CPR and AED skills test, students receive a

First Aid CPR
AED course completion card, valid for 2 years.

Course Covers

  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
  • Optional written test


Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Materials

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual with Lesson Maps and Instructor CD (90-1029)
  • Heartsaver DVD Set (90-1028)
  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook with Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide,* Heartsaver CPR AED Adult Reminder Card and Heartsaver CPR AED Child & Infant Reminder Card (90-1026)
  • * Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide also sold separately (90-1025)

Pr imary Audience
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical
Training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and
AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

 

 

CPR

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only™ CPR, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR and relief of choking in an adult, child or infant. These topics can be presented together or taught separately as stand-alone modules. Skills are taught by using the American Heart Association’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows participants to practice on a CPR training manikin
while skills are demonstrated in the course video.

Family & Friends CPR may now be taught by an AHA Instructor or led by a facilitator (a community member, family member or friend) who wishes to pass on lifesaving CPR skills to others.

Course materials for Family & Friends CPR include a Student Manual with tear-out participation card and a DVD packaged with a free Facilitator Guide. The Facilitator Guide includes essential information for Instructors and facilitators of Family & Friends CPR classes.

Course Covers

  • New science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Hands-Only™ CPR for adults
  • Child CPR (compressions and breaths)
  • Adult and child AED use Infant CPR
  • Adult, child and infant choking relief

Course Materials

  • Family & Friends CPR Student Manual with tear-out participation card (90-1007; packages of five)
  • Family & Friends CPR DVD with free Facilitator Guide (90-1033)

Pr imary Audience
Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR
but do not need a course completion card in CPR for their
job. This course is ideal for schools and students, parents,
grandparents, babysitters and others interested in learning
how to save a life.

As a facilitated or Instructor-led course, Family & Friends CPR
extends the availability of and access to training, so that
more people can learn CPR and use their skills to act quickly
in an emergency.

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