American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid & CPR w/ 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. It provides quick, simple & effective procedures for properly handling simple injuries or life threatening illnesses. Participants will become familiar with the local 911 and emergency medical systems. They will be given instructions on handling emergencies such as injury, heart attack, stroke, seizures, diabetic emergencies, drowning, burns, electrocution and other medical & injury related complications.
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR First Aid and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.