Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online is a self-directed course which provides the highest quality training in the lifesaving skills of first aid, CPR, and how to use an AED. The course is intended for those involved in childcare who must be prepared to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
How does this course work?
The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Online course is taught in a blended learning format. Students must complete the online portion, followed by the hands-on skills session conducted by an American Heart Association Training Center instructor. Students who successfully complete the online course and skills session (sold separately), will receive a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course Completion card, valid for two years.
Who should take this course?
The AHA’s Heartsaver Pediatric course is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs first aid and/or CPR training and a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements. Heartsaver courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared to act in an emergency.
The course is intended for those involved in childcare who have a duty to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. This audience includes childcare workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children’s sports organizations. This course is also ideal for parents, grandparents, extended family, babysitters, and guardians.
This course offers the flexibility of two different course paths:
- Heartsaver – Shorter Heartsaver course path offers the flexibility to add optional topics. Add on optional topics when required topics are completed.
- Heartsaver Total – Comprehensive course designed for those requiring training to meet OSHA or other regulatory agency requirements.
Hands-on Skills Session (Sold Separately)
A separate hands-on skills session with a Heartsaver or BLS American Heart Association Instructor is required to earn a Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course completion card, valid for two years.
What does this course teach?
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course provides students the highest quality training in the lifesaving skills of first aid, CPR, and how to use an AED with emphasis on emergencies that occur with children and infants.