Who should take this course?
The AHA Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course is designed for anyone involved in childcare who have a duty
to respond to illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
Including: childcare workers, teachers, camp counselors, etc
What does this course teach?
• First aid basics including medical, injury, poison, and environmental emergencies, preventing illnesses and injuries
and controlling bleeding & bandaging. Covers topics like using a tourniquet, shock, internal bleeding, burns and
electrical injuries, allergic reactions, breathing problems & dehydration, diabetes & low blood sugar, heat-and
cold-related emergencies, drowning, amputations, bites and stings, broken bones and sprains. Also covers
splinters, nose bleeds, fainting, seizures, and injuries to the head, eyes, neck, spine, mouth, and teeth.
• CPR AED and choking: CPR and AED Use for Adults*, Children and Infants, Adult*, Child, and Infant Choking
*Op t io n a l m o d u le
Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
This course is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and
injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.
The classroom course can be completed in 7-9 hours
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card, valid for two years