Description

In the Heartsaver® First Aid blended learning model offered by the American Heart Association allows you to do the lecture portion as an online, self-paced course. Once you have successfully completed the online portion you are able to schedule an appointment to do the live skills check off portion with a trained professional.  

Online courses.

What Will I Learn?

Students will demonstrate proficiency in the following items to successfully pass the skills check-off:

  • 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.

Directions

Step 1: Online Portion

  • Register and complete the online course, Heartsaver First Aid
  • There is a $20 fee for the online portion of the course which will be paid directly to the American Heart Association.
  • In order to attend the skills test, you must bring your earned certificate of completion from the online course.

Step 2: Skills Portion

  • To register and pay for the skills portion ($35), click on the 'Register' button on this page.
  • After registration has been processed, you will receive an email confirming your designated check-in time.   

Walk Away With:

Students how successfully pass this skills check off portion with a certified American Heart Association Instructor will be issued a Heart Saver First Aid Certification e-card.

Who Should Attend?

Heartsaver® courses are intended for anyone who needs a course completion card for job, business regulatory or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.