BLENDED UPDATED TO REFLECT 2015 GUIDELINES CPR & ECC

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

Purchase Options

AHA Training Centers

Use our Find a Course tool to locate an AHA Training Center in your area that offers Classroom and Skills Sessions.

AHA Approved Distributors

Visit one of our Distributors to purchase course materials.

Channing Bete Company

Laerdal Medical Corporation

WorldPoint

eLearning

Purchase and complete eLearning and blended learning courses

Go to eLearning.heart.org to register and complete online courses. 



Course Content

After successfully 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*
*Optional modules

  • 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

Additional Information

Instructor Materials

  • 15-1019 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED DVD Set
  • 15-1023 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual
  • 15-3114 Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual eBook

Student Materials

  • 15-1403 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online

  • Heartsaver Blended Learning courses include an online portion, followed by a hands-on session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor
  • The online portion can be completed in approximately 4 hours, 45 minutes; the time to complete skills practice and testing session varies

  • A certificate of completion is available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • For greater success, it is recommended that the hands-on skills session be conducted shortly after completing the online portion
  • Upon successful completion of both the online and hands-on portions of the course, students will receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card (print or eCard), valid for 2 years

Continuing Education Accreditation: General Audience
International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) logoThe American Heart Association has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).

The American Heart Association is authorized by IACET to offer 0.4 CEUs for this program.