American Heart Association HeartSaver CPR/AED Course
HeartSaver CPR/AED is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs CPR/AED training and a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements.
**DO NOT TAKE THIS COURSE IF YOU ARE A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.** (Ex: RN, MD, CNA, LPN, EMT, or enrolling in a medical program) Please check with your school or employer BEFORE purchasing the online component.
This is now a 2-step process:
Step 1: Online (classroom)Purchase here:https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-cpr-aed-online The online course covers CPR, AED, and choking for adults, children, and infants. (Choose all 3 training modules) *Optional modules are available (heart attack, stroke, water safety, and opioid overdose).
**You will need to have an email address or access to an email account when registering.** After successfully completing the course you will receive a certification card good for two (2) years from the AHA. The AHA (firstname.lastname@example.org) will send you an email with a link, inviting you to claim your eCard online.
Can't make it to one of our classes but still want to learn how to do compressions until help arrives?
Hands Only CPR is CPR without giving mouth-to-mouth breathing (compressions only). It's recommended for people to use on a teen or adult who collapse suddenly in an "out of hospital" setting (like home, work, a park, or sporting venue).
There's 2 easy steps: 1. Call 9-1-1 (or send someone to call). 2. Push hard and fast in the center of the chest.
*When you call 9-1-1, stay on the phone until the 9-1-1 dispatcher (operator) tells you to hang up.
*The dispatcher will ask you about the emergency:
The location of the emergency (be specific!especially if you’re calling from a mobile phone without a fixed location or address)
If the person is breathing
*Remember that answering the dispatcher’s questions will not delay the arrival of help.