Heartsaver First Aid & CPR AED – Classroom

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Who should take this class?

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.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Course Content

  • At the end of the course, students will be able to do the following to help in an emergency:
    • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
    • Explain the concept of the Chain of Survival
    • Recognize when someone needs CPR
    • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
    • Demonstrate giving effective breaths by using mouth to mouth or a mask for all ages
    • Demonstrate performing high-quality CPR for an adult, a child, and an infant
    • Demonstrate using an AED on an adult and on a child
    • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
    • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant

    After successfully completing the first aid portion, students will be able to:

    • 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


  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student manual comes with a new Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries and illnesses
  • Course is updated with the new science

Course Completion Card or Certificate

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.

During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their first aid, CPR and AED skills practice and testing.

Course Materials

  • 90-1026 Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook with *Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide
  • Heartsaver CPR AED Adult Reminder Card and Heartsaver CPR AED Child & Infant Reminder Card.

Available in eBook


june, 2024

Refund Policy/Cancellation Policy:

Students have the right to reschedule their reservation for up to but no more than six (6) months from the date of their registration. Students also have the right to cancel their reservation and obtain a full refund as long as arrangements are made 24 hours prior to the class.* A $10.00 cancellation fee will apply for those cancellations made within 24 hours of the class.

*Please Note: Refunds cannot be issued to those students who have purchased the online AHA Web Key (Online & Skills Test) course.*

**For Students that are completing the ACLS or PALS Online and Skills test, there will be a $25 rescheduling fee if less than 24 hours notice.**