The AHA’s BLS Heartsaver CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). The AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.
What does this course teach?
- Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
- Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
- Recognize when someone needs CPR
- Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
- Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
- Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
- Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
- Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
- Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
- Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
- Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
- Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*
Child and infant modules are optional.
Student must show up on time and prepared for class. Any student who is more than 15 minutes late after the start of the class will be not permitted to attend and must re-schedule for another course.
Every course requires the student to have a textbook with them. If student does not have a textbook with them for their course, they will not be permitted to attend their course and must re-schedule for another course – no exceptions. The textbook can be a hard copy or an e-book. If using an e-book, make sure to bring your electronic device to the class.
The AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook can be purchased from:
American Heart Association
Laerdal Medical Corporation
Course Cancellation, Refund, Re-Test and Re-Scheduling Policy
A full refund will ONLY be issued if a student cancels two (2) weeks prior to scheduled date. There will be no refunds issued for cancellations with less than a two week notice or for no-shows on the day of the course, for ANY reason.
Retesting of any skills or written portion of any traditional course will be free for any initial certification course. If a second re-test is required a $40.00 fee will be charged and must be paid in full prior to the retest being scheduled. Any failure during a recertification course will require the student to take an initial provider certification course at the full registration fee.
AHA Course Completion Card Replacements and AHA eCard Assistance:
Electronic Certification Card (eCard) Replacement/Assistance – If your eCard was claimed, then we can provide, via email, a PDF or JPG of your card for a $10 fee. If your card was not claimed and 90 days have passed since your certification class, then a $20 fee will be charged for any assistance necessary in order to locate your card. You must provide the date that you took your course/class. When students take ANY certification or class, it is SOLELY the responsibility of the learner to be attentive when eCard instructions are given. It is also the responsibility of the learner to enter an ACCURATE email address when supplying student information. The Drexel University Division of CNE cannot be responsible for errant information passed on by the student. If you do not receive your eCard within two (2) weeks after completing a course, please contact our Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. These fees can ONLY be waived by decision of the AHA Training Center Coordinator.
THE DREXEL UNIVERSITY DIVISION OF CNE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL AND RESCHEDULE COURSES
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