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.
- Child care workers
- Foster care workers
- Camp counselors
- Youth organizations
- Coaches for children’s sports organizations
- Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
- 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
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- The most current science from the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, including the 2010 AHA and American Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid
- The Four Steps of First Aid (Prevent, Be Safe, Phone 911, Act)
- Illnesses and injuries (topics include but are not limited to)
- Allergic Reactions
- Bleeding and Bandaging
- Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar
- Head, Neck, and Spine Injuries
- Temperature-Related Issues
- Child and infant safety checklist
- Illnesses and injuries (topics include but are not limited to)
- CPR, AED and choking
- CPR for infants
- CPR and AED for children
- CPR and AED for adults (optional)
- How to help a choking adult (optional)
- How to help a choking child
- How to help a choking infant
Instructor MaterialsTo conduct a skills practice and testing session for Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1, the Instructor must have the Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual (90-1071) and accompanying Instructor CD.
Also, Instructors should use the Heartsaver Practice and Testing (P&T) Lesson Maps, located on the AHA Instructor Network (opens new window) at Courses>Heartsaver>Heartsaver eLearning Courses>Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1, under the Course Resources tab.
Student Materials90-1434 Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1
Blended learning (online lessons blended with hands-on skills session)
California State law does not allow online training for licensed child care providers. Please consider the classroom version of this course if you are a child care provider or company operating in the state of California.
Successful completion of the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online Course includes three (3) parts:
- Part 1 online: can be completed in approximately 2 ½ hours
- Parts 2 and 3: hands-on skills practice and testing session with an authorized AHA Instructor; time to complete skills practice and testing sessions vary
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1:
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1 Course is a blended learning course that contains information on how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. This course provides a one-stop shop for pediatric first aid, CP and AED training needs for child care providers.
After participating in this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Discuss methods to prevent common injuries in infants and children.
2. Discuss benefits of using a safety checklist.
3. Describe the importance of checking the scene to ensure it is safe for both the child and rescuer.
4. Describe the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE).
5. Describe the importance of hand washing as a method to prevent disease.
6. Recognize differences between sick and well children.
7. Discuss how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies such as unresponsiveness, breathing problems, dehydration, bleeding, shock, and severe allergic reactions.
8. Discuss need to phone emergency medical services for help when someone is seriously ill or hurt, when someone does not respond, or when you are not sure what to do.
• General audience
• Child care workers
• Foster care workers
• Youth organizations
• Coaches for children’s sports organizations
• Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
• IACET (General Audience) – March 25, 2014 – March 31, 2017
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.
Disclosures for Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1:
I. Successful completion of this CE activity includes the following:
(1) Complete the online program.
(2) Complete the online course test with a score of 84% or higher (optional).
(3) Complete the Course Evaluation form.
(4) Print the certificate of completion.
II. There is no additional fee for CME/CE credits for this activity.
Students with Special Needs:
The American Heart Association does not provide advice to Training Centers on ADA requirements or any other laws, rules or regulations. Training Centers must determine accommodations necessary to comply with applicable laws. AHA recommends consultation with legal counsel.
Core curriculum change requests for accessibility purposes must be scientifically based and approved in advance in writing by the AHA ECC Science & Product Development department; otherwise a student must be able to successfully perform all course requirements (skills and written tests as indicated) to receive a course completion card. Reasonable accommodations may be made, such as placing the manikin on a table at the height necessary for wheelchair-bound individuals. However the skills must be satisfactorily completed during the testing sessions.
Guidelines for accommodating students with special needs or disabilities may be found in the Program Administration Manual.