american heart association cpr online course

Are you looking for the American Heart Association CPR class in your area? Are you having problems finding one locally? If so, then look no further! We are here to help you with all of your online CPR Certification needs!

Taking an american heart association cpr online course is more than learning how to perform compressions. Basically, it is a course designed to teach you how to save a life. Many people hesitate before taking a cpr online course, but once they get started, they realize that this training can be the most important thing they take.

The American Heart Association’s CPR & ECC inspires the world to save lives and envisions a world where no one dies from cardiac arrest. The AHA is the leader in resuscitation science, education, and training, and publisher of the official Guidelines for CPR and ECC. Millions of healthcare providers and others trust the AHA for their lifesaving training, and 100% of the AHA’s profits go back into supporting its lifesaving mission.

Be Prepared for an Emergency: Learn CPR and AED Skills

Hands-Only CPR: Learn Hands-Only CPR and the two simple steps you need to know to save a life!School Programs: Interested in training employees at your school? Learn about CPR in Schools.Train My Workforce: Ready to arm your workforce with lifesaving skills? Read about Workforce Training opportunities.

Training Materials

Purchase Options

Learn about your options for purchasing training materials including student and Instructor materials, online courses, and more.Purchase Options

eLearning

Students can complete online training on their own time and at their own pace. See all blended learning and eLearning course offerings.Explore Courses

eBooks

Purchase digital versions of our CPR, First Aid and Emergency Cardiovascular Care titles today.Shop eBooks

Course Cards

Find information on AHA Course Completion Cards, including the Course Card Reference Guide, FAQ, and the steps to access eCards.Course Card Information

The Science

The AHA is the leader in resuscitation science, education, and training, and publisher of the official Guidelines for CPR and ECC.AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC: Read the Guidelines and the Guidelines Highlights, available in 17 languages.CPR Facts & Statistics: Learn more about CPR and the way it is changing (and saving) lives!Out-of-Hospital Chain of Survival: Find out how to improve chances of survival and recovery for victims of cardiac arrest.

Training Resources

AHA Instructors

Interested in training others in the lifesaving skills of first aid, CPR, and AED? Read about the steps to become an AHA Instructor.Visit the AHA Instructor Network

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Learn more about upcoming ECC educational conferences and information on how to exhibit or sponsor an event.ECC Educational Conferences

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Visit our FAQs and support resources for information on ECC courses and products, programs, and more.Resources FAQs and Support

Heartsaver® CPR AED Course Options

Heartsaver CPR AED is available in two different training methods – blended learning and classroom training. All Heartsaver CPR AED course options teach the same AHA science-based skills and result in the same AHA Course Completion Card.Purchase Heartsaver CPR AED course materials

Is AHA Heartsaver CPR AED the right course for me?

Heartsaver CPR AED is geared for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.Learn more about Heartsaver CPR AED


online classroomBlended Learning Heartsaver CPR AED OnlineClassroom LearningClassroom Heartsaver CPR AED
FormatBlended Learning (online portion, followed by hands-on skills session)Heartsaver CPR AED Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver CPR AED Blended Learning Course and teaches information needed for CPR and AED training. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on skills session with an AHA Instructor.Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver InstructorInstructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiencyThis course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult and child CPR and AED use, infant CPR, and how to relieve choking in adults, children, and infants. This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.
Course CompletionComplete the online portion + hands-on skills session with an AHA InstructorContact an AHA Training Center in your area to sign up for an Instructor-led class
TimeOnline course run times range from 1 hour to 1 ½ hours, and the hands-on skills session can be completed in 1 ¾ hours minutes.**Individual learner times will vary; run times will vary based on course path and/or optional topics selected. Breaks not included in skills session timing.The classroom course can be completed in approximately 1 ¾ hours (including optional lessons and breaks)
Completion CardHeartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two yearsHeartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years
AccessibilityIncludes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability.Contact your Training Center to inquire about their facility’s accommodations.
CE/CMEAvailableNo
FAQHeartsaver Blended Learning FAQ(link opens in new window)Heartsaver Instructor-Led Training Courses FAQ
FeaturesVideo-based course ensures consistencyInstructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiencyCourse is updated with the new science from the 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular CareVideo-based course ensures consistencyInstructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiencyCourse is updated with the new science from the 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
Student MaterialsHeartsaver CPR AED Online (product 20-1401)Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook (product 20-1129)ORHeartsaver CPR AED Student eBook (product 20-3116)
Instructor MaterialsHeartsaver First Aid CPR AED DVD Set (product 20-1123)Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual with Lesson Plans and Instructor CD (product 20-1130)Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual eBook (product 20-3114)Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual (product 20-1130)ORHeartsaver First Aid CPR AED Instructor Manual eBook (product 20-3114)Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED DVD Set (product 20-1123)Additional course materials available for Instructors at AHA Instructor Network

Ready to take a Heartsaver CPR AED Course?

The AHA offers options for how you can purchase Heartsaver CPR AED. You can take a full classroom course, take a blended learning course (Heartsaver CPR AED + a hands-on skills session training), or purchase additional course materials. Choose from the options below.Sign up for a Heartsaver CPR AED classroom course near youFind a hands-on skills session for Heartsaver CPR AED OnlinePurchase Heartsaver CPR AED Online or other course materials

AHA Icon American Heart Association Certification Courses

PRIMARY TRAINING LOCATION:  1300 Bolton Street, Winston Salem, NC  27103
– AHA certification eCards awarded upon completion of course –

  • To register by phone using Visa or Master Card call 336.734.7023.
  • For additional course information, email Marilyn Calhoun at [email protected] or call 336.757.3091.
  • Review the available courses and schedules. Under the Economic & Workforce Development Students section, select the needed semester and type “AHA” in the search box.
  • AHA certification types offered: BLS CPR, ACLS, PALS initial and renewals/updates, Heartsaver CPR and First AID
  • Contact Forsyth Tech’s bookstore for current AHA textbook availability and prices, 336.734.7100. Books can also be purchased through various websites of AHA distributors.

AHA Icon AHA Heartsaver CPR/FA-School

This fee waived AHA Heartsaver CPR and First Aid course is for Primary and Secondary School Employees with proper identification. Don’t wait until an emergency to happen. Become qualified to provide immediate emergency assistance for students, co-workers, and family, when needed. Instruction helps recognize emergency situations involving heart attack, choking, respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infant victims. Instruction will be provided to manage life-threatening environmental emergencies, injuries and medical emergencies such as; seizures, allergies, diabetes, heat stroke and snake bites. Upon successful completion, you will receive an AHA Heartsaver CPR/First Aid certification eCard which is valid for two years.

Save or download the following form to your desktop, complete and select “Submit”.  Remember to include a photocopy of your school employee ID: Student Registration Form PDF icon

Required Book: AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook, Product 20-1126 Read book prior to attending class.   

ISBN#: ISBN: 978-1-61669-827-0

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONCOSTUNITSCOURSE CODE
02/19/2022 – 02/19/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148354
03/25/2022 – 03/25/2022Fri08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148355
04/30/2022 – 04/30/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148356
05/14/2022 – 05/14/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152397
06/25/2022 – 06/25/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152410
07/23/2022 – 07/23/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152411

AHA Icon AHA CPR BLS HCP-Initial

The BLS HCP course provides instruction to recognize the signs and symptoms of sudden cardiac arrest and strokes and how to perform CPR for adults, infants and children. Training will include use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) for victims of all ages. The BLS Healthcare Provider course is designed to provide healthcare professionals, with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, adequately perform CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for healthcare professionals or medical students. Upon course completion students will receive the American Heart Association BLS CPR Certification that is good for two years.

2020 AHA BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider Manual  Product Number: 20-1102   ISBN: 978-1-61669-768-6 Read book prior to attending class.

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONCOSTUNITSCOURSE CODE
02/12/2022 – 02/12/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148323
02/26/2022 – 02/26/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148324
03/12/2022 – 03/12/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148325
03/26/2022 – 03/26/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148326
04/09/2022 – 04/09/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148327
04/23/2022 – 04/23/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148328
05/14/2022 – 05/14/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45148329
05/17/2022 – 05/17/2022Tue05:30PM – 10:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45151817
06/11/2022 – 06/11/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45152409
06/25/2022 – 06/25/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45151818
07/09/2022 – 07/09/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45152144
07/23/2022 – 07/23/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45151821
08/13/2022 – 08/13/2022Sat11:30AM – 04:00PMWest Campus 32B$53.000.45152408

AHA Icon AHA CPR BLS – Renewal/Update

AHA CPR BLS-Renewal/Update course is a fast paced course designed for medical providers or medical students who have taken the AHA BLS certification class and have an AHA BLS certification card that has not expired for more than three months. Through instruction and active participation in case-based scenarios, learners enhance their skills in treatment of cardiac arrest patients.
Upon course completion students will receive the American Heart Association BLS CPR certification eCard that is good for two years. Pre-requisite – Current AHA BLS certification that has not expired for more than three months.

Required Book: 2020 AHA BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider Manual  Product Number: 20-1102   ISBN: 978-1-61669-768-6 Read book prior to attending class.

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONCOSTUNITSCOURSE CODE
02/12/2022 – 02/12/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148343
02/26/2022 – 02/26/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148344
03/12/2022 – 03/12/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148345
03/26/2022 – 03/26/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148346
04/09/2022 – 04/09/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148347
04/23/2022 – 04/23/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148348
05/05/2022 – 05/05/2022Thu05:30PM – 08:30PMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148349
05/14/2022 – 05/14/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30148350
05/25/2022 – 05/25/2022Wed05:30PM – 08:30PMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30152120
06/11/2022 – 06/11/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30152143
06/25/2022 – 06/25/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 14$43.000.30152267
07/09/2022 – 07/09/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30152400
07/23/2022 – 07/23/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 14$43.000.30152268
08/13/2022 – 08/13/2022Sat08:00AM – 11:00AMWest Campus 32B$43.000.30152502

AHA Icon AHA CPR Skills Testing

AHA with Forsyth Tech offers HeartCode Blending  Learning for AHA BLS and Heartsaver certifications.  AHA Blended Learning has many benefits.  These classes minimize classroom time and student exposure.  Only the hands-on skills session needs to be completed in person.  The total course time and cost is basically the same as face to face classes.  Students can complete the on-line portion at their leisure.

Students must present, in class, the certificate of completion of the AHA HeartCode module to attend the skills testing and receive the BLS certification. It is the student’s responsibility to go to the on-line website, purchase and complete the AHA HeartCode Online module prior to registering for the AHA Skills Testing. Upon course completion students will receive the American Heart Association CPR certification eCard that is good for two years. Pre-requisite: AHA Heartcode Certification of Completion – No Book Required

Order the needed online HeartCode Blend Learning module listed below from AH A or WorldPoint.  Contact Marilyn Calhoun to select a date and time to attend a Skills Testing session; [email protected].  The cost of the online module is separate from the cost of the Skills Testing.

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONCOSTUNITSCOURSE CODE
02/24/2022 – 02/24/2022Thu05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20148312
03/30/2022 – 03/30/2022Wed05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20148315
04/28/2022 – 04/28/2022Thu05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20148317
05/25/2022 – 05/25/2022Wed05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 14$28.000.20152266
06/23/2022 – 06/23/2022Thu05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20152399
07/26/2022 – 07/26/2022Tue05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20152145
08/25/2022 – 08/25/2022Thu05:30PM – 07:30PMWest Campus 32B$28.000.20152269

AHA Icon AHA Heartsaver CPR and First Aid

This American Heart Association credentialed course covers first aid basics; medical, injury, and environmental emergencies; CPR AED; and choking relief for adults, children and infants. You will learn the basic steps of CPR, use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) for victims of all ages. You will receive instruction to recognize emergency situations involving heart attack, choking, respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children and infant victims. Instruction will be provided to manage life-threatening environmental emergencies, injuries and medical emergencies such as; seizures, allergies, diabetes, heat stroke and snake bites. Upon successful completion, you will receive an AHA Heartsaver CPR/First Aid certification eCard which is valid for two years.

Required Book: AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook, Item Number: SKU: 15-1018
Read prior to attending class.
ISBN#: 978-1-61669-827-0 Product number: 20-1126

DATESDAYSTIMESLOCATIONCOSTUNITSCOURSE CODE
02/19/2022 – 02/19/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148354
02/19/2022 – 02/19/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80148359
03/25/2022 – 03/25/2022Fri08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148355
03/25/2022 – 03/25/2022Fri08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80148360
04/30/2022 – 04/30/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80148356
04/30/2022 – 04/30/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80148361
05/14/2022 – 05/14/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80152142
05/14/2022 – 05/14/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152397
06/25/2022 – 06/25/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80152121
06/25/2022 – 06/25/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152410
07/23/2022 – 07/23/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$77.000.80152123
07/23/2022 – 07/23/2022Sat08:00AM – 05:00PMWest Campus 32B$70.000.80152411

AHA Icon AHA Heartsaver CPR

If you are not a healthcare provider, this is the AHA certification course for you! This course follows the current American Heart Association 2015 guidelines and is designed to teach you the basic steps of CPR, use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and FBAO (Foreign Body Airway Obstruction) for victims of all ages. You will receive instruction to recognize emergency situations involving heart attack, choking, respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children and infant victims. No written exam is required for this course. Upon successful completion, you will be awarded the American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR certification eCard which is valid for two years.

Required Book: AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook, Item Number: SKU: 15-1018
Read prior to attending class.
ISBN#: 978-1-61669-827-0 Product number: 20-1126

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AHA Icon AHA Heartsaver First Aid

This American Heart Association credentialed course covers first aid basics; medical, injury, and environmental emergencies; You will receive instruction to recognize emergency situations involving heart attack, choking, respiratory and cardiac arrest in adults, children and infant victims. Instruction will be provided to manage life-threatening environmental emergencies, injuries and medical emergencies such as; seizures, allergies, diabetes, heat stroke and snake bites. Upon successful completion, you will receive access to an AHA Heartsaver CPR/First Aid eCard certification which is valid for two years.

Required Book: AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook
Read prior to attending class.
ISBN#: 978-1-61669-827-0 Product number: 20-1126

There are no courses available

AHA Icon AHA ACLS Provider-Initial- Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Are you an advanced medical professional looking for AHA ACLS training? Come to Forsyth Tech and receive the AHA ACLS and BLS certification all in one class. This advanced, instructor-led classroom course highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. Instruction is provided for airway management and related pharmacology. You will be able to recognize the patient’s condition and start the appropriate early course of treatment. You will have the knowledge to managed cardiac conditions is a professional manner and assume a leadership roles. Upon successful completion, you will have access to the AHA ACLS and BLS certification eCards which are valid for two years!

Required book –2020 AHA ACLS Provider Manual   Product Number: 20-1106  ISBN: 978-1-61669-772-3 

Purchased in FTCC Bookstore or at AHA distributors World Point or Laerdal websites.

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AHA Icon AHA ACLS Renewal

AHA recommends the ACLS Provider courses be renewed every two years. This renewal course delivers ACLS providers updated information and current AHA standards of performance. The provider completing this course will have access to the AHA ACLS and BLS certification eCards which are valid for two years!

Prerequisites: Must have a past AHA ACLS Provider card that has not expired for longer than 5 years.
Required book – 2020 AHA ACLS Provider Manual Product Number: 20-1106  ISBN: 978-1-61669-772-3 
Purchased in FTCC Bookstore or at AHA distributors World Point or Laerdal websites.

There are no courses available

AHA Icon AHA PALS – Pediatric Advance Life Support-Initial

Are you a healthcare provider interested in preparing to respond to emergencies for infants and children? The American Heart Association PALS certification is desired in most medical settings and surgical units for infants and children. Come to Forsyth Tech and receive the AHA PALS and BLS certification all in one class. The American Heart Association PALS course is an instructor-led course using a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. The PALS course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units such as physicians, nurses, paramedics and others who need a PALS course completion card for job or other requirements. Upon successful completion, you will have access to the AHA PALS and BLS certification eCards which are valid for two years.

Required book: 2020 AHA PALS Provider Manual   Product Number: 20-1119  ISBN: 978-1-61669-785-3 

Purchased at AHA distributors World Point, Laerdal and other on-line websites.

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AHA Icon AHA PALS Renewal / Cost $125.00 / Approx. 8 Hours Call for course information

AHA recommends PALS Provider courses be renewed every two years. This renewal course delivers PALS providers updated information and current AHA standards of performance. The provider completing this course is issued an AHA PALS certification eCard that is good for two year.
Prerequisites: Must have a past AHA PALS Provider card that has not expired for longer than 5 years.

Required book: 2020 AHA PALS Provider Manual   Product Number: 20-1119  ISBN: 978-1-61669-785-3 

Purchased at AHA distributors World Point, Laerdal and other on-line websites.

There are no courses available

AHA Icon  BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY ON-SITE AHA CERTIFICATION TRAINING

Forsyth Tech is a partner with AHA and can provide AHA certifications for any business. For your convenience, onsite training at your location is provided with eight or more participants. You set the day and time and we will take care of the rest. Contact us for full details.

Frequently Asked Questions

If I am a medical provider and my BSL CPR certification has expired can I work?  That is up to your employer.

 Is there still a BLS, PALS and ACLS renewal credential course?  Yes- renewal, recertification, recert or update are all the same thing.

What kind of CPR certification do I need?  If you work in the medical field or you are a medical student, most likely you need the BLS Provider certification.  If you are not sure, your place of employment or school can advise the type of certification required.

Who should take the Heartsaver classes?  Those with limited or no medical training including daycare workers, school employees, summer camp counselors, coaches, fitness instructors, social workers, nannies, parents, grandparents, babysitters, construction workers and general public.  For additional course information, contact Marilyn Calhoun at 336.757.3091 or [email protected]Visit the link below to inquire about courses not listed:

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