This course provides First Aid training for laypersons, teachers, daycare providers, law enforcement, healthcare providers, designated first responders, and individuals needing credentialed training for job or regulatory requirements. Heartsaver AED teaches basic CPR and AED skills such as: Giving CPR to a child or an adult, Using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Using a mask or barrier device, and Treatment of an Adult/Child that is choking. Upon successful completion of the skills practice and skills testing students will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver 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 skills testing.
Students must arrive on time. Students should wear roomy, comfortable clothing to class. Students will be required to perform CPR skills on the floor with some Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) modification of equipment being placed on table. Students will sign a health risk statement for physical activity and infection control steps during CPR performance; this will be provided to you on class day. Students must successfully complete the CPR/AED skills test.