CPR and ECC
The AHA is the leader in resuscitation science, education, and training, and publisher of the official Guidelines for CPR and ECC. Millions of healthcare providers and others trust the AHA for their lifesaving training, and 100% of the AHA's profits go back into supporting its lifesaving mission.
Build a Cardiac Emergency Response Plan
Share. Practice. Activate.
The American Heart Association has developed three Cardiac Emergency Response Plan checklists for General workplace and community organizations, Schools, and Sports Facilities.
Learn CPR. Save a Life.
You never know when you'll need to save a life. With Faster, Flexible and Quality CPR & First Aid Training, the American Heart Association can help make sure you are ready with a variety of courses designed to prepare you for real life situations. Be the Beat and learn the simple 2 Steps to Save a Life with Hands-Only CPR and learn about how to use an AED with Hands-Only CPR + AED. It could help you save a life. Let us show you how at Heart.org/HandsOnlyCPR.
Find a Class Near You
Our network of authorized AHA Training Centers and Instructors offer in-person classroom training and skills sessions. Schedule training, find contact information, or see course options for your local Training Center with our online tools.
Be Prepared for an Emergency: Learn CPR. Save a Life.
Learn about your options for purchasing training materials including student and Instructor materials, online courses, and more.
Students can complete online training on their own time and at their own pace. See all blended learning and eLearning course offerings.
Purchase digital versions of our CPR, First Aid and Emergency Cardiovascular Care titles today.
Find information on AHA Course Completion Cards, including the Course Card Reference Guide, FAQ, and the steps to access eCards.
The AHA is the leader in resuscitation science, education, and training, and publisher of the official Guidelines for CPR and ECC.
Interested in training others in the lifesaving skills of first aid, CPR, and AED? Read about the steps to become an AHA Instructor.
Learn more about upcoming ECC educational conferences and information on how to exhibit or sponsor an event.
FAQs & Support
Visit our FAQs and support resources for information on ECC courses and products, programs, and more.
Heartsaver Virtual - 100% Virtual Training
New from the American Heart Association, the Heartsaver® Virtual is here. A convenient training kit and app solution allows you the flexibility to take Heartsaver® eLearning courses and complete a virtual hands-on skills session with an instructor 100% online. Heartsaver offers flexible and high-quality training that is the hallmark of the American Heart Association (AHA).