American Heart Heartsaver CPR and First Aid Certification

American Heart Heartsaver CPR and First Aid  is a step beyond the basic Heartsaver course and is recommended for all laymen including daycare providers, pilots,  fitness instructors, warehouse workers, office staff, lifeguards, teachers, church staff, safety committee staff, or most anyone who is not a health care provider. Our instructors will provide you with more than just the information but will help to instill a confidence that you will be able to handle any emergency.

Our instructors would be happy to offer a private training for your staff. These 5 1/2 hour classes are offered Monday through Friday at a time that is convenient to you.  Or for individuals, please visit our class calendar for a listing of public and community classes in your area.

Topics covered in Heartsaver CPR classes include:

 

 

  • Scene Safety
  • Using Protective Barriers
  • Checking Responsiveness
  • Activating EMS
  • Clearing the Airway
  • Assisting Unresponsive Patients
  • Assisting Choking Patients
  • Assessing Breathing
  • CPR for Cardiac Arrest
  • Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Demonstration

 

 

Topics covered in our Heartsaver First Aid include:

  • Scene Safety
  • Initial Assessment
  • Assess Responsiveness
  • Activating EMS
  • Control of Bleeding
  • Managing Shock
  • Introduction to Illness and Injury
  • Warning Signs of Medical Illness
  • Mechanism of Injury
  • Emergency Move
  • Managing Specific First Aid Problems

“I appreciated the excellent teaching skills; instructor informed us of the ’why’ behind all that we were learning.“ more