With nearly 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests occurring outside the hospital, it is important that employers offer CPR, AED and First Aid training for their employees to respond to a sudden cardiac arrest emergency and First Aid emergencies. Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED is a classroom, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, chocking response, first aid basics, medical emergencies, injury emergencies, and environmental emergencies.
Upon successful completion of the course, including a skills test, students receive an American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED course completion card, valid for 2 years.
The AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, AED class covers:
- Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use
- Adult, child and infant choking
- First aid basics
- Heart Attacks
- Allergic Reactions and EpiPen Use
- Internal Bleeding
- Punctures and Wounds
- Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke
- Hypothermia and Frostbite
- Bites and Stings
- Tooth Loss
- Medical emergencies
- Injury emergencies
- Environmental emergencies
- Optional written test
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.
- Class Length: 6-7 Hours (Depending on Class Size)
- Includes full AHA student workbook