Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

Through Partnership with Connecticut United Way

The American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid with CPR/AED course teaches participants to recognize sudden illnesses, treat serious injury, and how to perform the lifesaving skills of CPR for adults, children, and infants with the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

This course meets the First Aid and CPR AED requirements of the Connecticut Department of Public Health for licensed childcare providers.

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course teaches how to recognize and treat sudden illness and injury in Children and Infants; how to provide CPR; and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator.

Course topics include:

  • Medical emergencies including asthma, allergic reactions, heart attacks, stroke, seizures, and diabetes
  • Injury management including bites and stings, bleeding control, and splinting
  • Environmental emergencies such as heat stroke and hypothermia
  • Relief of choking
  • CPR AED for adults, children, and infants

This course is specifically designed for those who work with children and have a duty to respond to an emergency. It is also appropriate for members of the community who want to be prepared in the event of a cardiac emergency or serious life threatening emergency.

This course is intended for individuals who work with children and have a duty to respond to an emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements. This course is also appropriate for members of the community who want to be prepared in the event of a cardiac arrest or serious life threatening injury.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Successful completion of this course results in an American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED certification card which is valid for 2 years from the date of the course.

The American Heart Association does not provide Continuing Medical Education (CME/CEU) hours for BLS courses.

A pocket mask and a 2 year American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED certification card are included in this course.  The student manual is recommended and is sold separately.  If you already own one or have access to one before, during, and after the class, you do not need to purchase one during registration.
A skills exam is completed at the end of this program. Proficient demonstration of First Aid and CPR skills is required for certification.

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