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Heartsaver K-12 for Schools (First Aid, CPR & AED)

Heartsaver K-12 for Schools is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course from the American Heart Association that is exclusively for K-12 students, Daycare and School faculty, as well as staff primary First Aid, CPR, and AED use along with steps to relieve choking. This course teaches the AHA research-proven skills using the practice-while-watching technique. This technique allows the instructors to observe the students practical skills while being able to provide positive feedback and improve students' learning.

AUDIENCE: This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid CPR and AED use to meet job regulatory or other requirements for K-12 students, Daycare and K-12 faculty, and their staff.


     Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation       and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

     First aid basics

     Medical emergencies

     Injury emergencies

     Environmental emergencies

     Adult CPR and AED use

     Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking

     Optional written test

COURSE FORMAT: This classroom-based course which includes instructor, video, and skill interaction throughout the course. This course is approximately 5 -7 hours in length


     Video-based course to ensure continuity and consistency

     Instructor-led with hands-on to reinforce new skills and that of proficiency

    Course updated with most recent NEW SCIENCE

CERTIFICATION: Upon completion of this course the students, faculty, or staff will receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver K-12 School completion card that is valid for two years.