Heartsaver® Courses

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Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (for example, OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. For many Heartsaver courses, students receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

This course teaches students information needed to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

Heartsaver First Aid

Heartsaver First Aid teaches you the basics for the most common first aid emergencies, including how to recognize them, how to call for help, and how to perform lifesaving skills.

Heartsaver CPR AED

Learn the skills needed to recognize cardiac arrest, get emergency care on the way quickly, and help a person until EMS arrives.

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

This course teaches students information needed to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

Heartsaver BBP

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

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Our Approach

The AHA offers options for how you can purchase Heartsaver. You can take a full classroom course, take a blended-learning course (Heartsaver + a hands-on skills session training), or purchase additional course materials. Choose from the options below.

Classroom

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

Blended Learning

Blended Learning

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

eLearning

eLearning

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Workforce Training

You rely on them every day to get the work done. With the right tools and team, you are unstoppable. Give them the tools to take action when every second counts. Empower your workforce with CPR and First Aid training with Heartsaver by the American Heart Association.

Purchase Options

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Training Centers

Use our Find a Course tool to locate an AHA Training Center in your area that offers classroom and skills sessions.

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Heartsaver FAQs

Who is the intended audience for Heartsaver courses?

 

The AHA’s Heartsaver courses are designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs first aid and/or CPR training and a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA),or other regulatory or licensing requirements. Heartsaver courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared to act in an emergency.

Review the questions and answers in the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED FAQ

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What are the AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED courses?

Reflecting the latest science and education from the 2020 AHA Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC), the AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED courses provide students the highest quality training in the lifesaving skills of first aid and/or CPR and use of an AED. These courses empower students to act with confidence in the event of an emergency at work, home, or in the community.

Review the questions and answers in the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED FAQ

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What are the key differences between the 2015 Guidelines and 2020 Guidelines versions of the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Courses?

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED now offers the flexibility of optional course paths, to meet your needs while ensuring consistency among all Heartsaver courses. See the full course topic list by course path at CPR.Heart.org

Review the questions and answers in the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED FAQ.

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Which course is designed to meet regulatory agency or OSHA requirements?

For learners that require a course card to meet OSHA or other regulatory agency requirements, the Heartsaver Total or Heartsaver Pediatric Total course paths within the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED and Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED courses are recommended.

Heartsaver Adult Course Path Grid

Heartsaver Pediatric Course Path Grid

Review the questions and answers in the Heartsaver First Aid FAQ

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Does the AHA require completion of an exam for Heartsaver courses?

No, the AHA does not require completion of an exam for Heartsaver courses. However, the AHA offers an exam for those students whose workplaces or regulatory agencies require the completion of an exam.

Review the questions and answers in the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED FAQ

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