The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches how to recognize and treat sudden illness and injury in children and infants. Participants learn how to provide CPR and to use an Automated External Defibrillator.
Course topics include:
- Medical emergencies including allergic reactions, asthma attacks, seizures, and diabetes
- Injury management including bites and stings, bleeding control, and splinting
- Environmental emergencies such as heat stroke and hypothermia
- Relief of choking
- CPR AED for adults, children, and infants
This course is specifically designed for those who are responsible for caring for children and infants. 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 meets Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) requirements for licensed childcare providers.
This course takes approximately 8 hours to complete.