Note: The following course descriptions are sourced directly from the American Heart Association. While our instructors are certified to teach AHA courses, these descriptions do not indicate that the instructor teaches FOR the AHA. Each individual instructor is an independent entity.
Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (for example, OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. For many Heartsaver courses, students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years (1).
Heartsaver® CPR AED
Heartsaver CPR AED is an instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking 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.
Class Time: 3.5 hours for Adult only. 2.5 hours for Pediatric CPR AED only. 4.5 hours with Infant/Child CPR AED.
Heartsaver® First Aid
Heartsaver First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.
Class Time: 3 hours for First Aid Only. 6.5 hours with Adult CPR AED. 7.5 hours with Adult, Infant, Child CPR AED.
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 U.S. states.
Class Time: 3.5 hours for Pediatric First Aid Only. 6.5 with Pediatric CPR AED. 8 hours with Adult, Infant, Child CPR AED.