Heartsaver Course Preparation

HeartSaver CPR/AED

DESCRIPTION

The HeartSaver CPR/AED course is designed to prepare students to provide CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in safe, timely and effective manner.   HeartSaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (i.e. OSHA), or other requirements.  These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

This is approximately 4.5 hour course which includes instructor demonstrations, videos and hands-on skills session.

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

·         Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
·         Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
·         Recognize when someone needs CPR
·         Perform high-quality CPR for an adult alone or as a team member during multi-rescuer CPR
·         Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a barrier device for all age groups
·         Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult, child and/or infant
·         Describe when and how to help a choking adult, child and/or infant.


Who Should Take This Course

This course is intended for companies and industries that are for employees of security, state correctional facilities, colleges and universities, phlebotomy, hospitality, education (teaching professionals and professors), health and fitness, property management, daycare workers, construction, occupational and environmental health and safety, after-school programs, manufacturing, airlines and any others who have a workforce of trained lay-responders may prove invaluable for the safety of both customers and employees.

Required Student Manual

Hardcopy Purchase Available through Channing Bete
HeartSaver CPR  /AED Student Manual
Product Item #15-1020
Cost: $13.50, plus shipping and handling
Phone:  800-611-6082; 413-665-7611
or custsvcs@channing-bete.com
Website:  www.aha.channing-bete.com

OR

Also, Electronic Book (eBook) Available through Channing Bete:
eBook Edition: HeartSaver CPR / AED Student Manual
Product Item #15-31116
Cost: $ 13.50
Phone:  800-611-6082; 413-665-7611
or custsvcs@channing-bete.com
Website:  www.aha.channing-bete.com

 

The Baystate Health Science Bookstore also stocks copies of required manuals for this course at a slightly higher cost.