Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

Classroom Course with an American Heart Association Instructor
(Adult Included. Child/Infant Module is Optional)​

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​Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Description

Safeguard CPR offers the AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course to prepare students to provide first aid, CPR, and automated external defibrillator (AED) use in a safe, timely, and effective manner. 
After successfully completing Safeguard CPR’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, students should be able to:
  • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize when someone needs CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child*
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child*
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant*
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant*
  • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
  • Give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups 
  • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult 
  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
  • Describe the key steps in first aid
  • Remove protective gloves
  • Find 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 elements of common injuries
  • Recognize elements of common illnesses
  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuer
*Child and infant modules are optional.
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Heartsaver ​First Aid CPR AED Course Audience

AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Courses are intended for Fortune 1500 companies and for employees in industries such as: security law enforcement state correctional facilities colleges and universities hospitality health and fitness property management construction occupational and environmental health and safety child care manufacturing education airline any others where having a workforce of trained lay responders may prove invaluable for the safety of both customers and employees. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.