Basic First Aid American Heart Association Certification or EMS Safety Services Certification
Please check with your employer to confirm their certification requirements.
Instructor-led video-based lessons with skills practice and testing.
EMS Basic First Aid $ 70 ( 3 hr ) student manual included; all supplies included
AHA Heartsaver First Aid $ 80 ( 3 hr ) student manual included; all supplies included
(both cover the same course material)
EMS First Aid Training Course:
American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid Course:
- First Aid Basics, Rescuer Safety
- Protection from infection – glove removal practice
- Assessment and Activating EMS
- Medical Emergencies
- Heart Attack
- Diabetic Emergencies
- Allergic Reaction – Epi pen practice
- Breathing Problems – MDI practice
- Injury Emergencies
- Bleeding and Shock – bleeding practice
- Head, Neck, and Back Injuries
- Muscle, Bone & Joint Injuries – sling practice
- Environmental Emergencies
- Heat-Related Emergencies
- Cold-Related Emergencies
- Bites and Stings
- Exam and Skills Testing
Your EMS Safety Provider Card states: The holder of this card has successfully completed the training and skills testing required for certification in the course(s) specified. Training is consistent with the most current AHA CPR and ECC Guidelines, and the International First Aid Science Advisory Board, and meets or exceeds the requirements by Federal OSHA for the designated workplace responder.
Your AHA Heartsaver Provider Card states: This card certifies that the individual has successfully completed the objectives and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA Heartsaver First Aid Program and may include optional module.
Training is consistent with current guidelines of the:
- American Heart Association (AHA)
- International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR)
- Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC)
- International First Aid Science Advisory Board and
- Meets or exceeds the requirements of the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for workplace responders