AHA Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

Pediatric Heartsaver­® First Aid CPR AED

This course provides those with exposure to children and infants in the community and workplace with the knowledge and confidence to respond to emergencies involving younger individuals. This course meets regulatory requirements in all 50 states for daycare and after-school employees, teachers and administrators, camp counselors, youth sports coaches, youth organizations, and foster care employees. Instruction in both pediatric first aid and CPR AED is included. This course does NOT include adult first aid instruction. If it’s desired, please review the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course. However, adult CPR is an available course option.

  • 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 a child and infant
  • Perform high-quality CPR with assistance from others
  • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask s
  • Demonstrate the use an AED on a child
  • Describe when and how to help a choking 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

Prerequisites: None
Course Length: Initial: 5-6 hours
                       Renewal: 3-4 hours
Certification Period: Up to two (2) years

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