Center for Experiential Learning

American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid

Course Description

The Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until emergency medical services personnel arrive. The course also provides a complete health and safety training solution for first aid, adult and pediatric CPR with AED.

Audience

Persons assigned to emergencies in the workplace or community as well as those who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. Some rescuers are required to take this course as part of their employer’s efforts to comply with OSHA regulations, i.e. corporate employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards, and other individuals who want or need first aid training.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the principles of providing first aid
  • Describe how the first aid rescuer protects himself/herself and others
  • Describe how to assess a victim
  • Describe what to do after the emergency

Course Cost

$70

Scheduling

If you have a group of ten (10) or more, arrangements may be made to schedule a class time and date tailored for your group. Contact the CEL Office at (585) 275-7666.

Visit the American Heart Association's website for further information

NOTE: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the american heart association. Any fees charges for such a course, except for a portion of fees for aha course materials do not represent income to the Association.

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Contact Information

David Leven
Clinical Skills Administrator
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box 709
Rochester, NY 14642
(585) 275-7666 (Office)
(585) 256-2682 (Fax)