The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended eLearning Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.
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 the cognitive information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training.
Upon successful completion of both the online and hands-on portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.
Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Recommended for: Child care providers, parents and grandparents, camp counselors, Massage Therapists,
The hands-on skills practice and testing session (sold separately) are conducted in-person with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor. Upon successful completion of both then online and hands-on portions of the course, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.
After completing this course, students will be able to:
- 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 by 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*
- 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
- 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
*Child/Infant Module is optional.
Course Length: On-line portion takes approx. 4 hours and Skills Session takes about 30 minutes.
Certification: 2 years from the American Heart Association (Results in same certification as a full classroom course)
Course Price: $30.00 for on-line portion, payable directly to AHA, and $75 for the Skills Session
Book: No book needed, online access to all the course information for a period of 2 years
Register for this course on the AHA web site at www.onlineaha.org and pay them directly.
After completing your online course, print the Certificate of Course Completion and email us or call us at 845.224.6355 to schedule a Skills Session for either our White Plains or Danbury training center.
Must bring Course Completion Certificate to Skills Session!