AHA Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED

Heartsaver® First Aid, CPR, & AED

This all-inclusive course provides the student with both Heartsaver First Aid and CPR/AED instruction at the same time. This instruction is a great way to experience the incorporation of CPR into the first aid setting and allows for a great appreciation of patient assessment. This course also meets US Coast Guard Certification & Credentialing requirements for Mariners and is a required prerequisite to obtain a captain’s license. Three formats are available: Adult only, Adult/Child, and Adult/Child/Infant.

  • Student materials will be provided the day of the course
  • A written exam is available if required by the student’s employer
  • A certification card, valid for two (2) years will be issued upon completion of this course

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, students should successfully:

  • Describe the purpose of high quality CPR
  • Describe the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize the need for CPR
  • Perform high quality CPR on an adult, child* and infant*
  • Perform high-quality CPR with assistance from others
  • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • Demonstrate the use an AED on an adult and child*
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child*
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*
  • Describe role of the first aid provider including priorities and responsibilities
  • Identify legal questions applicable to the first aid provider
  • Describe the key steps of first aid
  • Demonstrate the proper removal of protective gloves
  • Identify the main problem
  • Identify the appropriate course of action for life-threatening conditions including: chest pain, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, stroke, and shock
  • Demonstrate the use of an epinephrine adminsitration device
  • Demonstrate the control of bleeding and bandaging
  • Recognize and identify common injuries and illnesses
  • Identify resources for injury and illness prevention

*Child and infant modules are optional.

Prerequisites: None
Course Length: Adult Only: 4 ½  -5 hours
                            Adult/Child: 5 ½ – 6 hours
                            Adult/Child/Infant: 6½ – 7 hours
Certification Period: Two (2) years

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