The American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course teaches how to recognize and treat sudden illness and injury in adults. Participants learn how to provide CPR and to use an Automated External Defibrillator.
Course topics include:
- Medical emergencies including allergic reactions, heart attacks, stroke, seizures, and diabetes
- Injury management including bites and stings, bleeding control, and splinting
- Environmental emergencies such as heat stroke and hypothermia
- Relief of choking
This course is specifically designed for those who have a duty to respond to an emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. It is also appropriate for members of the community who want to be prepared in the event of a cardiac emergency or serious life threatening emergency.
This course takes approximately 4 hours to complete.
A pocket mask, first aid materials, American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook, and two year certification are included in this course.