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Heartsaver® First Aid

The Heartsaver® First Aid course is designed to prepare students to provide first aid in a variety of injury and other emergency situations in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

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Who should take Heartsaver® First Aid?

Anyone with little or no medical training who needs a First Aid course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA), or other requirements, or who simply wants to be prepared to respond to emergencies with appropriate first aid.

Heartsaver® First Aid is the ideal course for:

  • camp counselors
  • day-care providers
  • parents
  • babysitters
  • teachers and school staff
  • construction contractors
  • landscapers and arborists

Course Content

Concepts and skills covered in Heartsaver® First Aid include:

  • first aid basics
  • illnesses and medical emergencies, including stroke, seizure, and allergic reactions
  • external bleeding
  • internal bleeding
  • head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • broken bones, sprains, and burns
  • bites and stings
  • heat stroke and hypothermia
  • poison
  • illness and injury prevention

Students who successfully complete the course will be able to:

  • list the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
  • describe the key steps in first aid
  • describe the assessment of and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • use an epinephrine pen
  • control bleeding
  • recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses
  • recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers.

Heartsaver® First Aid is a credentialed course

Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid skills demonstration, students receive a Heartsaver First Aid course completion card that is valid for two years.

Available in classroom-based and blended-learning formats.