Class Schedule

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100% classroom training means students are with an AHA Instructor for their entire learning experience.

 

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED 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. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

 

This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

 

Features

•Video-based course ensures consistency 

•Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

•Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

Course Content

•First aid basics

•Medical emergencies

•Injury emergencies

•Environmental emergencies

•Preventing illness and injury

•Adult CPR and AED use

•Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies

•Child CPR and AED use

•Infant CPR

•Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR

•Optional exam

Learning Objectives

After successfully completing this course, students should be able to

•List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers

•Describe the key steps in first aid

•Remove protective gloves

•Find the problem

•Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke

•Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child

•Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

•Use an epinephrine pen

•Control bleeding and bandaging

•Recognize elements of common injuries

•Recognize elements of common illnesses

•Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury

•Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

•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

•Describe how to perform CPR with help from others

•Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups

•Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult

•Perform high-quality CPR for a child*

•Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*

•Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*

•Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child

•Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*

 

 

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online has been updated to reflect new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC and the 2015 AHA/Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid. This course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

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.

 

• Features

•Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available

•Can be used for initial or renewal training

•Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference

•Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully

•Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned

•Includes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability

•Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs

•Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience

 

 

Course Content

After successfully completing this course, students will 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

•Describe how to perform CPR with help from others

•Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups

•Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult

•Perform high-quality CPR for a child

•Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child

•Perform high-quality CPR for an infant

•Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child

•Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

 

•List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers

•Describe the key steps in first aid

•Remove protective gloves

•Find the problem

•Describe the assessment 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 and bandaging

•Recognize elements of common injuries

•Recognize elements of common illnesses

•Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury

•Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

 

AHA Approved Distributors

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Channing Bete Company

Laerdal Medical Corporation

WorldPoint

 

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