The Heartsaver Courses have been updated to reflect new science in the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. Below are the descriptions of each of the Heartsaver courses:

Heartsaver CPR AED

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course teaches adult CPR AED (with a mask) and adult choking. Optional modules include child CPR AED, and infant CPR, including child and infant choking.

Heartsaver CPR AED teaches skills using the AHA's research-proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students' acquisition of skills.

Upon successful completion, including a skills test, students receive a Heartsaver CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.  

Heartsaver First Aid

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course teaches participants critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) takes over. Course content includes:
· First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, calling for help and more)
· Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, shock and more)
· Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, burns and more)
· Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and stings, and temperature-related and poison
emergencies)


This course does not include CPR or AED training.

Heartsaver First Aid teaches skills using the AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ acquisition of skills.

Upon successful completion, including a skills demonstration, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card, valid for two years.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

This classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course teaches participants critical skills and knowledge needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) takes over. This course also teaches adult CPR AED. Course content includes:
· First aid basics (including scene safety, finding the problem, calling for help and more)
· Medical emergencies (including actions for choking, breathing problems, shock and more)
· Injury emergencies (including actions for bleeding, broken bones, burns and more)
· Environmental emergencies (including actions for bites and stings, and temperature-related and poison emergencies)
· Adult CPR AED(with a mask)

Optional modules include child CPR AED, and infant CPR, including child and infant choking.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED teaches skills using the AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ acquisition of skills.

Upon successful completion, including a skills demonstration and CPR AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.