Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

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learning objectives

  1. Video-based course ensures consistency 
  2. Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  3. Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid course completion card that is valid for 2 years.

During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their first aid skills practice and testing.


Course Completion Card or Certificate

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA instructor for their entire learning experience.

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED 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. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

  1. First aid basics
  2. Medical emergencies
  3. Injury emergencies
  4. Environmental emergencies
  5. Preventing illness and injury
  6. Adult CPR and AED use
  7. Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
  8. Child CPR and AED use
  9. Infant CPR
  10. Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
  11. Optional exam

After successfully completing this course, students should be able to

List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
Describe the key steps in first aid
Remove protective gloves
Find the problem
Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
Demonstrate how to help a choking infant
Use an epinephrine pen
Control bleeding and bandaging
Recognize elements of common injuries
Recognize elements of common illnesses
Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers
Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
Recognize when someone needs CPR
Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
Demonstrate how to help a choking infant**Child and infant modules are optional.

CE/CME credits are not offered for this course.


course formet

Heartsaver® first aid CPR AED 


$75 per Student

(8-student Minimum)

$85 per Student

(8-student Minimum)