This is an American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver® First Aid instructor-led course. Students that take this course receive hands-on instruction on how to deliver basic first aid in life-threatening situations. This is a hands-on course that also includes skills practice delivered and supervised by an AHA certified instructor.

What Will I Learn?

Students will demonstrate proficiency in the following items:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer.
  • Describe the key steps in first aid.
  • Locate the problem.
  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke.
  • Use an epinephrine pen.
  • Control bleeding and bandaging.
  • Recognize the basics of common injuries.
  • Recognize the basics of common illnesses.
  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury.
  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers.

Walk Away With:

Students who successfully pass this course will be issued an American Hearth Association Heartsaver First Aid certification e-card.

Who Should Attend?

Heartsaver® courses are intended for anyone who needs a certification for their job, business regulatory, or other purposes. These courses are also open to anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

Instructor Bio

Joel Peacock