Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It 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. The course covers the Four Steps of Pediatric First Aid and modules in Pediatric First Aid, Child/Infant CPR AED, Adult CPR AED, and Asthma Care Training.

The modular classroom-based course is designed to be flexible and allow Instructors to teach either Pediatric First Aid, CPR AED or both.

  • Camp counselors
  • Child care workers
  • Coaches
  • Foster care workers
  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
  • Teachers
  • Youth group leaders 
  • Designed to meet the training requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States
  • Classroom format is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an Instructor

Purchase Options

AHA Training Centers

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AHA Approved Distributors

Visit one of our Distributors to purchase course materials.

Channing Bete Company

Laerdal Medical Corporation


Course Content

Pediatric first aid basics
Illnesses and injuries (topics include but are not limited to)
  • Bleeding and bandaging
  • Allergic reactions
  • How to use an epinephrine pen
  • Asthma
  • Drowning
  • Bites and stings
  • Burns
CPR AED and choking
  • CPR and AED for children
  • How to help a choking child
  • CPR for infants
  • How to help a choking infant
  • CPR and AED for adults (optional)
  • How to help a choking adult (optional)

Additional Information

Instructor Materials
90-1071     Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual

90-1072     Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED DVD Set

Student Materials
90-1074    Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook

90-1073    Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Quick Reference Guide

Classroom-based, Instructor-led with skills conducted throughout

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course completion card valid for two years.

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 CPR and AED skills testing.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED FAQ (PDF)

Q: Does the AHA determine the cost for all training courses and the accompanying course materials?
A: Costs for courses and materials are determined by Training Centers or Instructors and may vary. The AHA does not regulate price; however, provides its authorized distributors suggested retail pricing on course materials.

None at this time

Although not specifically designed for childcare providers, these courses cover infant and child CPR and AED content and provide a course completion card:

None at this time.