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Heartsaver® First Aid Course Options

Heartsaver First Aid is available in two different training methods – blended learning and classroom training. All Heartsaver First Aid course options teach the same AHA science-based skills and result in the same AHA Course Completion Card.

Is AHA Heartsaver First Aid the right course for me?

Heartsaver First Aid is geared towards anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.


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Blended Learning Heartsaver First Aid Online

Classroom Heartsaver First Aid

Format

Blended Learning (online portion, followed by hands-on skills session)

Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid Blended Learning Course and teaches information needed for first aid training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA Instructor.

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

Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

This course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.

Course Completion

Complete the online portion + hands-on skills session with an AHA Instructor

Contact an AHA Training Center in your area to sign up for an Instructor-led class

Time

The online portion can be completed in 3.5 hours, and the hands-on skills session can be completed in 30 minutes

The classroom course can be completed in approximately 3 hours (including optional lessons and breaks)

Completion Card

Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Accessibility

Includes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability

Contact your Training Center to inquire about their facility’s accommodations.

CE/CME

Available – See FAQs for Details

Available – See FAQs for Details

FAQ

Heartsaver Blended Learning FAQ

Heartsaver Instructor-Led Training Courses FAQ

Features

  • Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available
  • Can be used for initial or renewal training
  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference
  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully
  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned
  • Includes audio and transcript for any 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 personal learning experience

  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student Workbook comes with Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries
  • Illnesses Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

Student Materials

Heartsaver First Aid Online (product 15-1402)

Heartsaver First Aid Student Workbook (product 15-1021) with:

  • Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide*

Heartsaver First Aid Student eBook (product 15-3115)

Heartsaver First Aid Digital Quick Reference Guide (product 15-3118)

*15-1022 Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide also sold separately

Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide (product 15-1022)

*15-1022 Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide also sold separately

Instructor Materials

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED DVD Set (product 15-1019)

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual (product 15-1023)

OR

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual eBook (product 15-3114)

Additional course materials available for Instructors at AHA Instructor Network

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED DVD Set (product 15-1019)

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual (product 15-1023)

OR

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual eBook (product 15-3114)

Additional course materials available for Instructors at AHA Instructor Network

Purchase Options

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AHA Training Centers

Contact an AHA Training Center to sign up for a classroom course.

Course Materials

Visit ShopCPR.Heart.org to purchase Heartsaver First Aid Training course materials.