APEX Heartsaver First Aid

Heartsaver® First Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.

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Audience

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Course Content

  • Reflects the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Optional written test

Course Format

Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

Course Completion Card / Certificate

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid 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 first aid skills practice and testing.