Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Training

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course trains participants how to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the 2015 AHA/Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid.

Who should take this course?

The AHA Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course is designed for anyone involved in childcare who have a duty to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Including: childcare workers, teachers, camp counselors, etc

What does this course teach?

  • First aid basics
    • Medical emergencies
    • Injury emergencies
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Preventing illness and injury
    • Illnesses and Injuries
    • Controlling Bleeding and Bandaging
    • Using a Tourniquet
    • Shock
    • Internal bleeding
    • Burns and electrical injuries
    • Allergic Reactions
    • Using an epinephrine pen
    • Breathing problems
    • Dehydration
    • Diabetes and low blood sugar
    • Heat-related emergencies
    • Cold-related emergencies
    • Drowning
    • Amputations
    • Bites and stings
    • Broken bones and sprains
    • Eye injuries
    • Bleeding from the nose
    • Fainting
    • Head, neck, and spine Injuries
    • Penetrating and puncturing injuries
    • Poison emergencies
    • Seizure
    • Mouth and cheek injuries
    • Tooth injuries
    • Splinters
  • CPR AED and choking: CPR and AED Use for Adults*, Children and Infants, Adult*, Child, and Infant Choking
*Optional module


Ready to take a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course?

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

Course Completion Card

Upon completion of all course requirements, participants receive a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card which is valid for two years.

Continuing Education Credits

Depending on which Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course option you choose, CE/CME may be available for your profession.