AHA Heartsaver

Heartsaver or Lay Responder Courses

The Heartsaver (HS) selection of courses from American Heart Association cover of variety of safety topics. HS CPR/AED is the most popular, and covers CPR practice and use of AED for adults, and can cover children and infants. HS First Aid can be a standalone 1st Aid course, or added to HS CPR/AED,   HS Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED covers children and infant 1st Aid, CPR and AED.  All of those are 2-year certification courses (except Bloodborne Pathogens, which is 1-year certification course, an OSHA regulation).

AHA Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) is usually required yearly for persons that expect to be exposed to blood, including nurses, tattoo artists, and first responders.  As required by OSHA regulation, all BBP courses (by any training provider) are 1-year certification courses (that’s an OSHA requirement).

Heartsaver CPR is designed for lay responders, not medical professionals. If you are a nursing/dental/medical student or employed in the healthcare field – you need the BLS for Healthcare Providers course.

 

Heartsaver CPR/AED:AHA Heartsaver CPR with Newnan CPR

Class Length:  2  –  2 1/4 hours

Cost per student:  $40

Certification: 2-year

(Add First Aid for $20 and 2 hours)

Heartsaver First Aid:Heartsaver First Aid Training by Newnan CPR

Class Length: 2 1/2 hours

Cost per student:  $40

Certification: 2-year

 

Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED:Atlanta area Heartsaver First Aid CPR training

Class Length: 4 – 4 1/2 hours

Cost per student:  $60

Certification: 2-year

 

Heartsaver BloodBorne Pathogens:Need Bloodborne Pathogen training?

Class Length:  1 1/4 – 1 1/2 hours

Cost per student:  $30

Certification:  1-year

 

 

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid/CPR: Pediatric First aid CPR

Class Length: 4 – 4 1/2 hours

Cost per student:  $60

Certification: 2-year

 

Q. Do I need a book for Heartsaver class, or should I buy a book?

A. We will provide a current AHA Heartsaver course book for your use during your Heartsaver class.  If you want to buy a book, it’s $15.  Anyone can buy a Heartsaver book ahead of class ($12.95-13.95 plus shipping)  from Laerdal, Channing-Bete, or WorldPoint, the 3 authorized distributors of AHA course materials.  You can also purchase an “eBook” from American Heart Association ($12 for BLS, $13.95 for Heartsaver).   Obtain an ebook from https://ebooks.heart.org/ .

 

Q. Is the course fee firm?

A. Course fees are determined by the AHA authorized provider and instructor, but have to cover equipment, cost of the facility, instructor time, and CPR supplies.  If you have a conference room and training room and at least 6 people to take a class, we can certainly teach for $5-10 less per student.

AHA Disclosure:Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association.  Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association”.


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