American Heart Association

Can I do the online modules for CPR on my phone?

Can I do the online modules for CPR on my phone?

In short, most likely the answer is Yes, you can do the online modules for CPR on your phone! Most smartphones, tablets, computers and laptops have the requirements needed to run the online modules for CPR courses. On the American Heart Association website you can find these specific computing requirements. Here are the recommended operating …

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Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For South Carolina

Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For South Carolina

The Department of Social Services (DSS), Division of Early Care and Education, handles licensing and regulating child care programs in the state of South Carolina. Their mission is to develop an early care and education system that focuses on building high quality, comprehensive programs that provide integrated services.¹ In South Carolina, all child care programs …

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When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, do they go back through the instructor course?

When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, do they go back through the instructor course?

An American Heart Association (AHA) Instructor has to renew their certification every two years. The AHA provides guidance on how to maintain your instructor status. The short answer is no. When an AHA instructor needs to recertify, they do not have to go back through an instructor course. They do, however, have other processes to …

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CPR for Massage Therapists- What’s Required

CPR for Massage Therapists – What’s Required?

Massage is an integral part of recovery from injury.  Gone are the days when getting a massage is only a form of relaxation or just treating yourself.  A professional therapist has undergone hundreds of hours of training.  In many states, a professional license is required to legally practice.  But what training is required of them …

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Which CPR Course is best for Physical Therapists

Which CPR Course is best for Physical Therapists?

Physical therapists serve a critical role in the healthcare industry. Maintaining a valid CPR certification is an important requirement for Physical Therapists. The American Heart Association offers several CPR certification course options. This article will serve as a resource to assist you in selecting the proper course to meet your professional requirements. Physical Therapists serve …

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If I take a Virtual Instructor Led course, how soon will I get my certification/eCard?

If I take a Virtual Instructor Led course, how soon will I get my certification/eCard?

Code One offers Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) courses as an alternative to in-person (Instructor Led) classes and self-paced, online (BEACON) learning. We offer VILT courses for most AHA certifications, with varying frequency. Virtual Instructor Led Training can be defined as a “Zoom-style” course, because it involves students logging into a meeting website at a …

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Are the skills on the RQI the same as using a regular manikin?

Are the skills on the RQI the same as using a regular manikin?

The skills testing on the Resuscitation Quality Improvement (RQI) are very similar to what you would expect out of performing skills on a regular CPR manikin. With a traditional classroom setting, the manikins that are used are known as a Preston Manikins. These manikins have lights built into them which help the instructor measure your …

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Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For Massachusetts

Daycare Center CPR & First Aid Requirements For Massachusetts

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, licensed child care programs are regulated by the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC).  Its mission is to support the healthy growth and development of all children by providing high quality programs and resources for families and communities.1  The EEC licenses or approves group, school age, and family child …

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Code One Student AHA Course

How do I know if my Online AHA course is complete?

It’s very important to have your Online American Heart Association (AHA) completed before attending your skills appointment. This ensures that you’re fully prepared for your session and allows your instructor to issue your course completion certification at the end of your appointment. Learners who have not completed their online course may need to be rescheduled …

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