Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.
Intended Audience: This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. The course is designed for lay responders such as: teachers, teacher assistants, foster parents, adoption, coaches, home health aids, caregivers, respite provider, security guards, field workers, industrial workers, nannies, babysitters, first time parents, community workers, and office staff. (This course does not fullfil healthcare provider requirements-- must register for BLS)
• Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking
• Optional written test
Certification: Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years. During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their CPR and AED skills practice and testing.
Student Materials: Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook with Adult and Child/Infant Reminder Cards (90-1044) Completion card valid for two years is provided the same day of course completion.