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Heartsaver® CPR-AED
  • This classroom course teaches basic CPR skills such as performing a head tilt-chin lift and giving compressions and breaths. The course provides training for anyone who wants to learn basic CPR and obtain a Heartsaver course completion card.

    The American Heart Association Heartsaver®  CPR/AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

    Course Content:

    • Key Changes reflecting the new science form the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • 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 Length:  3.0 Hours to 3.5 Hours

    Certification is good for two (2) Years-Upon successful completion, CPR Card is Granted. For those who require a certificate, available upon request. WARNING:  IF YOU WORK IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY, THIS COURSE MAY NOT MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE OR EMPLOYEMENT.  WE RECOMMEND YOU CHECK REQUIREMENTS ON WHICH LEVEL OF CPR YOUR MAY NEED.  MOST HEALTHCARE INDUSTRIES REQUIRE BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS (COURSE LISTED UNDER THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS SECTION).

    Cost:  $30.00

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED
  • The American Heart Association Heartsaver®  CPR/AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.  This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.

    Course Content:

    • Key Changes reflecting the new science form the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • Adult CPR and AED use
    • Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR, including child and infant choking
    • Optional written test

    The American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an 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.

    Course Content:

    • Key changes reflecting the new science fro the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • First aid basics
    • Medical emergencies
    • Injury emergencies
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Optional written test

    Course Length: 7.0 Hours

    Certification is good for two (2) Years- Upon successful completion, First Aid, CPR & First Aid Card is granted. For those who require a certificate, available upon request. WARNING:  IF YOU WORK IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY, THIS COURSE MAY NOT MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE OR EMPLOYEMENT.  WE RECOMMEND YOU CHECK REQUIREMENTS ON WHICH LEVEL OF CPR YOUR MAY NEED.  MOST HEALTHCARE INDUSTRIES REQUIRE BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS (COURSE LISTED UNDER THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS SECTION).

    Cost: $30.00

Heartsaver® First Aid
  • The American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an 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.

    Course Content:

    • Key changes reflecting the new science fro the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
    • First aid basics
    • Medical emergencies
    • Injury emergencies
    • Environmental emergencies
    • Optional written test

    Course Length: 3.5 to 4.0 hours

    Certification is good for two (2) Years- Upon successful completion, First Aid Card is granted. For those who require a certificate, available upon request.

    Cost: $30.00 – Includes the cost of the book and card/certificate.

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED
  • Please note: If you are taking course to meet the Missouri Child Care Clock Hour Requirements – We MUST have your MOPDID # at the time of registration!

    The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. It covers the four steps of first aid and first aid skills such as finding the problem, stopping bleeding, bandaging and using an Epinephrine pen, as well as child CPR AED, infant CPR and optional modules in adult CPR AED, child mask, infant mask and Asthma Care Training for Child Care Providers.

    Intended Audience:

    • Camp counselors
    • Child care workers
    • Coaches
    • Foster care workers
    • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians
    • Teachers
    • Youth group leaders

    Course Includes:

    • Pediatric First Aid Basics
    • Illnesses and injuries (topics include but are not limited to)
    • Bleeding and bandaging
    • Allergic reactions
    • How to use an epinephrine pen
    • Asthma
    • Drowning
    • Bites and stings
    • Burns

    CPR AED and choking

    • CPR and AED for children
    • How to help a choking child
    • CPR for infants
    • How to help a choking infant
    • CPR and AED for adults (optional)
    • How to help a choking adult (optional)

    Course Length: 7.0 Hours

    Certification is good for two (2) Years- Upon successful completion, CPR & First Aid Card is granted. For those who require a certificate, available upon request.

    Cost:  $30.00 – Includes the cost of the book and card/certificate.