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Blended Learning Updated to Reflect 2015 CPR & ECC Guidelines iconHeartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Blended Learning Course. It teaches students information needed to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

After completing the online portion, students must complete hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor.

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

Audience

  • Child care workers
  • Teachers
  • Foster care workers
  • Camp counselors
  • Youth organizations
  • Coaches for children’s sports organizations
  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
Features
  • Self-paced; can be completed wherever Internet access is available
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Provides access to all information in the online portion for 24 months after activation of the course key
  • Includes audio and transcription for 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 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 Inc.

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

  • Priorities, roles, and responsibilities of a rescuer providing first aid to a child or infant
  • The four key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act
  • Removing protective gloves
  • Finding the problem
  • Assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, and shock
  • How to control bleeding and bandaging
  • Using an epinephrine pen
  • Recognizing common injuries and illnesses
  • How to find information on preventing illness and injury
  • Legal questions that apply to pediatric first aid rescuers
  • How high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Concepts of the AHA Chain of Survival
  • Recognizing when someone needs CPR
  • Performing high-quality CPR for a child or infant
  • Performing high quality CPR for an adult*
  • Giving effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • How to use an AED on an adult*
  • How to use an AED on a child
  • How to help a choking child, infant, or adult

*Optional modules

Additional Information

Instructor Materials

15-1041 Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED DVD Set
15-1039 (print) or 15-3112 (eBook) Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual

Student Materials

15-1404 Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online

Format:
Blended learning – online portion, followed by a hands-on session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor

Course Time:
  • The online portion of this course takes approximately 2 ½ hours to complete.
  • The hands-on session for this course is approximately 2 ½ hours with optional modules included.

A certificate of completion will be available for students to print after completing the online portion. This certificate must be presented for entry into the Instructor-led hands-on session.

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

Continuing Education Accreditation – General Audience
The 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.