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Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Course Options

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

Is AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED the right course for me?

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. 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 CPR AED Online

Classroom Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Format

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

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Blended Learning Course and is designed to teach students information needed for first aid, CPR, and AED training.

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 needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. This course uses AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

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 4 hours, and the hands-on skills session can be completed in 2.5 hours

The classroom course can be completed in approximately 7 hours (including optional lessons and breaks)

Completion Card

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED 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

  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • 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 CPR AED Online (product 15-1403)

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook (product 15-1018)

OR

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student eBook (product 15-3117)

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

OR

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

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

Find a Training Center near you

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 CPR AED course materials.