American Heart Association
The Heartsaver CPR Course is a modular comprehensive course for the person who requires a credential (card) documenting successful CPR course completion. Modules that can be taught are adult CPR only, infant and child CPR only, and adult infant and child CPR.
The Heartsaver CPR Course is a modular course that teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and choking for adult, child and infant victims. Students also learn to recognize the warning signs of heart attack and stroke in adults and breathing difficulties in children. The program is divided into three different courses, providing choices.
Heartsaver CPR for All Ages
This course teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction in the adult, infant and child.
Heartsaver CPR for Adults
This course teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for the adult.
Heartsaver CPR for Infants and Children
This course teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for infants (birth to 1 year of age) and children (1 year to 8 years of age).
- All ages: 5 1/2 – 6 hours.
- Adult only: 3 hours.
- Infant/child only: 3 hours.
All lay rescuers, such as employees in the workplace, day care employees, babysitters, firefighters, police, airline personnel, security guards, family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death, other lay rescuers, and those who may have a need to respond to an emergency
Student Materials: Heartsaver CPR Text, Required
- BLS Instructor’s Manual
- Heartsaver CPR Instructor’s Tool Kit with required videos
Card Type: Course completion card (modular)
Written/Skills Exam: Required for completion card