Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Heartsaver

teaches students of non-healthcare professions the critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; how to provide CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. This course is intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. This course can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

West Volusia CPR, LLC offers Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED certification training using an instructor-led classroom OR American Heart Association’s innovative blended learning format. (See below for more details)

WHO TYPICALLY TAKES THIS COURSE:

  • Persons who work in the following Industries/Occupations including but not limited to: Fitness, Acupuncture, Chiropractor, Lifeguard, Construction, Manufacturing, Security, Education and/or Child Care and Development, Hospitality, Property Management, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Parents, Lay-rescuers and more.
  • Those seeking internships NOT typically associated with Healthcare Professions

AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING THE BLS COURSE, STUDENTS SHOULD BE ABLE TO:

  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize when someone needs CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant whether alone or as a team member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a barrier device for all age groups
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant
  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
  • Describe the key steps in first aid
  • Describe the assessment of and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • Use an epinephrine pen
  • Control bleeding
  • Recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses

CLASSROOM BASED LEARNING

Classroom-based Learning is entirely Instructor-led. Students complete the entire course in one video-based session with an instructor, which covers content, skills practice and testing.

1. Hands-on instruction with an American Heart Association Instructor allows students to practice skills and ask questions throughout the course.

2. Students complete their training in a single convenient session.

3. Ideal for students with limited access to technology.

4. Students have access to a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED provider manual for reference.

Certification:  American Heart Association

Length of Class:  3-4 hours

Format:  100% Classroom

Price:  $85