American Heart Association CPR AED Classes
We offer several courses through which laypersons (non-healthcare providers) can learn to provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED.) Please review the class descriptions and choose the best option for you and/or your organization. Questions? We are here to help!
AHA Heartsaver CPR AED: This course teaches participants how to recognize and respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for an adult victim. Includes scene safety/assessment, EMS activation, CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Also includes caring for a victim who is choking, both conscious and unconscious. Optional written testing performed upon request. Participants receive a 2 year certification upon successful completion of course.
Family & Friends® CPR: This course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe airway block for adults, children, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible. Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.
Also Need First Aid Training?
AHA Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED: In addition to learning to provide CPR paired with use of an AED, participants will learn how to treat cuts, scrapes, and burns; controlling bleeding, including use of a tourniquet; treating injuries to the bones, muscles & soft tissue and preventing and caring for sudden illnesses (includes cardiac emergencies, stroke, seizures, fainting & diabetic emergencies; environmental emergencies such as poisoning and heat and cold related emergencies. Also includes use of an Epi-Pen and Asthmatic Inhaler. Participants receive a 2 year AHA certification upon successful completion of course.