American Heart Association

American Heart Classes

BLS – 2020 CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

The American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives from cardiac arrest. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

Course hours: 6.5

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Renewal – BLS CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)

Course hours: 4

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Heartsaver  First Aid CPR AED Training – 2020

The AHA’s Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course trains participants to provide first aid, CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED). Topics: First aid basics, medical emergencies, Injury emergencies, Environmental emergencies, Preventing illness and injury, Adult CPR and AED use, Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies, Optional modules in Child CPR AED and Infant CPR

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support 2020 (ACLS)

Medical 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.AHA’s ACLS offerings highlight the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac arrest care. They also cover airway management and related pharmacology. Students will be drawing up medications as an added module in class

Course hours: 16

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Renewal – (ACLS) Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Class hours: 8

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support Experienced Provider (ACLS EP) 2020

This class expands on core ACLS guidelines. Critical thinking, decision-making strategies, skills, case-based scenarios, differential diagnosis and treatment of prearrest, arrest, and post arrest patients.

Class hours: 8

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) 2020

The AHA’s PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. The goal of PALS is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. Students will be drawing up medications as an added module in the class.

Class hours: 16

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Renewal - Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) 2020

Class hours: 8

Certificate: 2 years, will be emailed to you.

Continuing Education hours will be emailed to you.

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Pediatric Emergency Assessment Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS)

This classroom, Instructor-led course teaches healthcare providers the foundational skills needed to assess, recognize, and participate in the initial management of respiratory and/or cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest in pediatric patients.

Class hours: 8

Certificate: 2 years

Continuing Education: hours will be emailed to you.

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Community Programs & Courses list below

Almost 70% of cardiac arrests occur at home and only 45% of cardiac arrest victims receive CPR from bystanders. The AHA offers a variety of programs that Instructors can offer communities and schools to teach them about the importance of learning CPR and acting quickly in an emergency. 

Infant CPR Anytime

Group rates and training can be completed. Please contact us

Bloodborne Pathogens course

The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens course is designed specifically for workers with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as correctional officers, childcare workers, security guards, maintenance workers, school personnel, hotel housekeepers, health and fitness club staff and tattoo artists. This course is designed to meet OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Upon completion of the online course, students receive a course completion certificate that can be presented to employers.

Note: please visit heart.org for further details if needed

Family & Friends CPR

The AHA’s Family & Friends® CPR Course a video-based, classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. Family & Friends CPR is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life

Adult & Child CPR Anytime

The AHA’s Adult & Child CPR Anytime® Kit contains everything you need to learn the lifesaving skills of CPR, AED awareness, and choking relief in about 20 minutes. CPR Anytime allows you to learn in the comfort and privacy of your home or workplace. Plus, CPR Anytime is completely portable, so it is easy to share with family and friends. CPR Anytime kits also can be used to train small groups and community organizations.

AHA Instructor

  1. After being accepted by an authorized AHA TC and Training Site, complete an Instructor Candidate Application for the TC before enrolling in an AHA Instructor Course.
  2. Have current AHA provider status in the discipline for that Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. Disciplines include ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS and Heartsaver.
  3. Successfully complete the Instructor Essentials Course for the discipline for which you are becoming an instructor, including both the online portion and the classroom/hands-on session.
  4. Successfully be monitored teaching within 6 months of completing the hands-on session of their Instructor Essentials Course (TC Coordinators may require additional monitoring, if needed)

Once you become an instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through our public website.

We welcome any new Instructor with Experience, Knowledge and Education. Please contact us for further information.