As the world leader in CPR, first aid and emergency cardiovascular care (ECC) training and education, the American Heart Association offers a variety of options for you to learn lifesaving skills. We can help you choose courses for family members and friends, employees, or healthcare providers.

CPR & First Aid Training

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Basic Life Support

The AHA’s BLS courses reinforce healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, performing basic steps of CPR, relieving choking, using an AED, and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival. We also offer this course through eLearning:

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BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1

Busy healthcare professionals who need a flexible training option can choose this course for first-time or renewal certification. Students first complete online lessons and then meet with an AHA instructor for skills practice and testing.

Heartsaver

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED courses for workplace training are offered online, in classroom settings, and in English or Spanish. Our First Aid courses are designed to meet OSHA requirements. We also offer you Heartsaver eLearning Courses including:

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online Part 1

This is an online course that is self-directed and can be completed at work or home, followed by a hands-on skills practice and testing session.

Heartsaver® First Aid Online Part 1

This is an online course that is self-directed and can be completed at work or home, followed by a hands-on skills practice session.

Heartsaver® CPR AED Online Part 1

This is an online course that is self-directed and can be completed at work or home, followed by a hands-on skills practice and testing session.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support

Healthcare professionals who respond to cardiovascular emergencies in and out of the hospital enhance their treatment knowledge and skills through the AHA’s ACLS training courses.

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

The AHA’s pediatric-focused courses provide advanced assessment and recognition training for healthcare professionals who treat cardiovascular emergencies in infants, children, and adolescents.

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Other courses we can offer through the American Heart Association

  • Airway Management
  • Family and Friends CPR
  • Family and Friends First Aid for Children
  • Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Pediatric Status Epilepticus
  • ECG and Pharmacology
  • Family and Friends CPR Anytime
  • Infant CPR Anytime
  • Pediatric Intraosseous Access
  • Stroke Prehospital Care
  • Rapid STEMI ID
  • ECG Rhythms Pediatrics and Adults online through eLearning
  • AHA Instructor Essentials

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