The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first
aid, CPR, and use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and
effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association
Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
Who should take this course ?
The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course is designed for 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.
What does this course teach ?
• First aid basics
• Medical emergencies
• Injury emergencies
• Environmental emergencies
• Preventing illness and injury
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
• Optional modules in Child CPR AED and Infant CPR
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Options
• Classroom Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED
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.
• Blended Learning Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Online
Blended Learning (online portion, followed by hands-on skills 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.
Complete the online portion + hands-on skills session with an AHA Instructor
Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years