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Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course. Skills taught during the course include adult CPR, AED use, and the Heimlich Maneuver. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique. This technique allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills.
AHA certification cards emailed before the end of the next business day
* (valid for two years)
This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training including teachers, fitness instructors, childcare providers, lifeguards and more who need a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)
Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years. During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their CPR and AED skills practice and testing.
How long does this certification last?
All American Heart Association Courses are two-year certifications
Do I have to take a written examination to pass the Heartsaver AED course?
You are not required to take a written examination. Once you have successfully completed your skills check off you will receive your course completion card.
Can I take this course if I am a healthcare professional student?
No, all healthcare providers are required to take the BLS for healthcare providers CPR course.
Does taking this course meet my requirements for my teaching license?
Yes, this course contains all of the CPR objectives required by the state of Indiana to apply for your teaching license.