Required Student Materials No additional materials are required.
Course Format and Exam (Part 1 = 4 hours) Part 1 delivers content through eSimulation technology, where students interact in real-time with patient scenarios, assessing and treating them in a virtual setting. (Parts 2 = 1 hour) Following Part 1, students are required to attend a live, hands-on, in person skills practice and testing conducted by an American Heart Association instructor.
Certification Card Upon successful completion of Parts 1 & 2, students receive an AHA Heartsaver FA/CPR/AED card. This blended learning course results in the identical certification as if a student attended the FA/CPR/AED instructor-led class. Students can expect to receive an email from email@example.com, with a link to claim their eCard.
AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
- Who Should Take This Course?
- Course Content
- Required Student Materials
- Course Format and Exam
- Course Completion Card
- AHA Online option
Description AHA Heartsaver® 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. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult and child (1+) CPR and AED use. CE/CME credits are not offered for this course.
Who Should Take This Course? This class is designed for individuals, with limited or no medical training, who need a CPR card AND a First Aid card to meet a job requirement or for personal reasons. This class is perfect for the layperson, parents, babysitters, the fitness instructor, the educator, the childcare professional, coaches, camp counselors, etc. This class is NOT for the healthcare provider or any medical/nursing student. To see a list of classes for healthcare providers click here https://athensbls.com/
- First aid basics
- Medical emergencies
- Injury emergencies
- Environmental emergencies
- Preventing illness and injury
- Adult CPR and AED use
- Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
- Child CPR and AED use
- *Optional module: Perform high-quality CPR for an infant
- *Optional module: Demonstrate how to help a choking infant
Required Student Materials Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook will be provided to students
Course Format and Exam During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their First Aid, CPR and AED skills practice and testing.
Course Completion Card Students receive the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED eCard, valid for two years. AHA cards will be processed as eCards, and usually received within 3-5 business days following the class. Students can expect to receive an email from firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, with a link to claim their eCard.