AHA Course Descriptions

Heartsaver First Aid Course - ​100% Classroom Training

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.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

Features

  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student Workbook comes with Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries and illnesses
  • Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care



Heartsaver First Aid Online - Blended Learning

Heartsaver First Aid Online has been updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC and the 2015 AHA/Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid. This course covers first aid basics for the most common first aid emergencies, including how to recognize them, how to call for help, and how to perform lifesaving skills.

Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid Blended Learning Course and teaches information needed for first aid training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on session with an AHA Instructor.

Features

  • Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available
  • Can be used for initial or renewal training
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned
  • Includes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability
  • Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs
  • Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience



Heartsaver CPR AED - ​100% Classroom Training

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, 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.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

Features

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



Heartsaver CPR AED Online - Blended Learning

Heartsaver® CPR AED Online has been updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC. The skills learned in this course will help you recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until EMS arrives.

Heartsaver CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver CPR AED Blended Learning Course and teaches information needed for CPR and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on session with an AHA Instructor.

Features

  • Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available
  • Can be used for initial or renewal training
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned
  • Includes audio and transcript for any of our students who may have a hearing or visual disability
  • Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs
  • Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience



Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED - 100% Classroom Training

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.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

Features

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



Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online - Blended Learning

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online has been updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC and the 2015 AHA/Red Cross Guidelines 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 information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor.

Features

  • Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available
  • Can be used for initial or renewal training
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned
  • Includes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability
  • Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs
  • Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience



Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED - 100% Classroom Training

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED 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.

Features

  • Updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care and the 2015 American Heart Association and American Red Cross Update for First Aid
  • Video-based lessons ensure consistency
  • Instructor-led, practice format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an Instructor



Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online​ - Blended Learning

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. 

It covers the Four Steps of First Aid and pediatric first aid skills such as finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging and using an Epinephrine pen, as well as child CPR AED and infant CPR. Optional modules in adult CPR AED, child mask, infant mask and Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers are also available.


Features

  • A transcript option to help meet diverse learning needs
  • Certificate of completion available to print when Part 1 has been completed successfully
  • Can be completed at work, home or wherever Internet access is available
  • Interactive exercises and videos
  • Online access to portions of the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook
  • Online access to several AHA resources to aid in learning, such as skills summary sheets, job aids (action plans, checklists and informational sheets) and videos 
  • Printable Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Quick Reference Guide
  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months following activation of their course key