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Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

The Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or an infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

Who should take Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED?

Anyone involved in child care who has a duty to respond to children's health emergencies, who wants more specialized instruction in pediatric emergencies, or who requires a pediatric first aid CPR AED credential for work or other requirements.

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is the ideal
course for:

  • parents, grandparents, and guardians
  • child-care workers
  • teachers
  • foster-care workers
  • camp counselors
  • coaches for children's sports
  • babysitters

Course Content

Concepts and skills covered in Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED include:

  • key steps of pediatric first aid
  • external bleeding and tourniquet use
  • burns and electrical injuries
  • asthma
  • allergic reactions
  • heat- and cold-related emergencies
  • drowning
  • bites and stings
  • broken bones, sprains, and bruises
  • head, neck, and spinal injuries
  • poison
  • seizure
  • illness and injury prevention, including car safety
  • child abuse and neglect
  • adult CPR and AED use
  • opioid emergencies
  • child CPR and AED use
  • infant CPR

Students who successfully complete the course will be able to:

  • list the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of a rescuer providing first aid to a child or an infant
  • describe the four key steps in first aid for children and infants: prevent, protect, assess, and act
  • describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, and shock
  • control bleeding and bandage wounds
  • correctly remove protective gloves
  • use an epinephrine pen
  • recognize elements of common injuries and illnesses
  • recognize the legal questions that apply to pediatric first aid rescuers
  • describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
  • explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • recognize when someone needs CPR, and perform high-quality CPR for an infant, child, or adult (adult CPR module is optional)
  • give effective breaths by using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • demonstrate how to use an AED on a child or an adult (adult AED module is optional)
  • describe when and how to help a choking infant, child, or adult.

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is a credentialed course

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

Available in classroom-based and blended-learning formats.