Curriculum Provider – American Heart Association
Certification Duration – 2 years
Course Format – Instructor led video based learning with skills verification.
Course Length 7-8 hours
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is designed to meet the training needs of childcare providers in almost all U.S. states* while also being a comprehensive resource for parents, grandparents, teachers, babysitters or anyone responsible for the safety of children. Combining online and hands-on skill components, this one-stop-shop course teaches childcare providers and parents critical first aid, CPR and AED skills.
Responding to injuries and illnesses is the most common situation childcare providers face, but it’s important to quickly assess which ones are minor and which carry the urgency of a life-threatening emergency. Heartsaver courses from AHA offer: a cohesive, consistent experience for the learner, best practices to give students the best possible learning experience and help them better retain information, enhanced and realistic scenarios, while providing course and content flexibility.
WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE? Companies with a workforce where First Aid CPR AED training may prove invaluable for the safety of both their employees and customers (childcare workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, coaches, etc.). The general public that desires to be prepared for an emergency in any setting (parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians).
- Pediatric First Aid Basics (bleeding/bandaging, allergic reactions, use an epinephrine pen, bites, stings, drowning, burns, asthma, and more)
- Child CPR AED
- Child Choking
- Infant Choking
- Adult CPR AED (optional)
- Adult Choking (optional)