Heartsaver First Aid Class

Heartsaver First Aid Course Description:

Failure to complete all of the optional video topics along with CPR AED prevents the course from being OSHA compliant. Optional topics include various Medical and Injury Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies, & Prevention Strategies.

Course Objectives:

  • List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of first aid rescuers
  • Describe the key steps in first aid
  • Demonstrate removing protective gloves
  • Demonstrate finding the problem
  • Describe the assessment and first aid actions for these life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child, or infant
  • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant
  • Demonstrate how to use an epinephrine pen
  • Demonstrate how to control bleeding and apply bandaging
  • Recognize elements of common illnesses and injuries
  • Describe the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle and the risks of smoking and vaping
  • Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
  • Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

The two delivery methods for the curriculum are listed below:

Heartsaver First Aid (Traditional)

  • Delivery: Face-to-Face
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • OSHA Compliant?: No
  • Price: $60 (Includes the required student workbook, certification eCard, & a face shield key chain

HeartCode Heartsaver First Aid

    • Delivery: Blended Learning/Hybrid
    • Duration of HeartCode Online: 2-4 hours (link to purchase below)
    • Duration of In-Person Skills Session: 1 hour
    • Price: $50.00 (Includes the skills session & face shield key chain; Online course purchased separately)

You must complete the HeartCode online prior to your testing session. Bring a hard-copy of the Completion Certificate with you to your skills session. We cannot test you without this certificate. If you have not yet completed the course online, you can find the link to purchase here: https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-first-aid-online

*Lesson times are estimates and vary from course to course. Adding optional lessons may extend the course length.

**The class listed on this page is not for those in a healthcare field as they generally require Basic Life Support (BLS) in healthcare. Please check with your employer to ensure that this is the class you need.

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