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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.
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Need Training for your Organization?

Protect your workforce and make sure your team is ready to act in an emergency. Our Health & Safety Business Solutions team will evaluate your needs and help determine the best training program for your organization.

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Create a Cardiac Emergency Response Plan

A Cardiac Emergency Response Plan (CERP) is a written document that establishes the specific steps to reduce death from cardiac arrest. Use our CERP implementation guide and checklists for your school, workplace, or sports facility.

Create a CERP

CPR Courses for All Levels of Training

Whether you are a healthcare provider, require regulatory safety training for work, or are seeking to take the important step of learning CPR to protect your loved ones, we have training that is suitable for you.

Healthcare Professionals

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Advanced Training for Healthcare Providers and First Responders

Workplace Requirements

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CPR, AED and First Aid Training for Work Requirements or Personal Training

Community & Schools

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.
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Be Prepared for an Emergency: Learn CPR. Save a Life.

What is CPR?

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CPR – or Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – is an emergency lifesaving procedure performed when the heart stops beating.

Learn Hands-Only CPR

CPR, especially if performed immediately, can double or triple a cardiac arrest victim’s chance of survival! Watch this video to learn the 2 easy steps of Hands-Only CPR.

Join the Nation of Lifesavers

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You could be the difference between life and death for someone experiencing a cardiac event. Be ready to act by learning CPR.

Training Materials

Purchase Options

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.

Course Cards

Find information on AHA Course Completion Cards, including the Course Card Reference Guide, FAQ, and the steps to access eCards.

Training Resources

AHA Instructors

Interested in training others in the lifesaving skills of first aid, CPR, and AED? Read about the steps to become an AHA Instructor.

Course Information

Courses are offered at any level of training, from healthcare professionals to workplaces and community organizations.

FAQs & Support

Visit our FAQs and support resources for information on ECC courses and products, programs, and more.
Heartsaver Virtual Kit

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).