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Heart Saver Pediatric First Aid CPR & AED

 Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course covers the Four Steps of Pediatric First Aid and modules in Pediatric First Aid, Child/Infant CPR AED, Adult CPR AED, and Asthma Care Training.

The modular classroom-based course is designed to be flexible and allow Instructors to teach either Pediatric First Aid, CPR AED or both.

 

You will learn:

  • First aid basics

  • Medical emergencies

  • Injury emergencies

  • Environmental emergencies

  • Child CPR and AED use

  • Infant CPR and AED use

  • Child and infant choking

First Aid instruction includes bandaging, bleeding, wounds, choking, shock, seizure, fainting, broken bones, sprains, burns, bites, stings, poison, and temperature-related conditions, to name a few first aid emergencies.

CPR instruction includes high-quality compressions, airway management, breathing, and how to use a mask.

Audience:

  • Camp counselors

  • Child care workers

  • Coaches

  • Foster care workers

  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians

  • Teachers

  • Youth group leaders 

Features:

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA instructor for their entire learning experience.

  • Video based course ensures consistency

  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency

  • Student manual comes with a new Pediatric Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries and illnesses

  • Updated Science based content

  • Designed to meet the training requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States

  • Classroom format is ideal for learners who prefer group interaction and feedback from an Instructor 

Course Content:

Heartsaver classroom courses are Instructor-led, video based programs that feature group interaction with hands-on coaching and feedback from an American Heart Association Instructor.  The course teaches skills using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe students, provide feedback, and guide students’ learning of skills. 

Pediatric first aid basics – Illnesses and injuries (topics include but are not limited to)

  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the updated American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • Bleeding and bandaging

  • Allergic reactions

  • How to use an epinephrine pen

  • Asthma

  • Drowning

  • Bites and stings

  • Burns

CPR AED and choking

  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the updated American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

  • CPR and AED for children

  • How to help a choking child

  • CPR for infants

  • How to help a choking infant

  • CPR and AED for adults (optional)

  • How to help a choking adult (optional)

Learning Objectives:

After successfully completing this course, students should be able to the following:

Pediatric First Aid Basics – Illnesses and Injuries

  • Controlling Bleeding and Bandaging

  • Using a Tourniquet

  • Shock

  • Internal bleeding

  • Burns and electrical injuries

  • Allergic Reactions

  • Using an epinephrine pen

  • Breathing problems

  • Dehydration

  • Diabetes and low blood sugar

  • Heat-related emergencies

  • Cold-related emergencies

  • Drowning

  • Amputations

  • Bites and stings

  • Broken bones and sprains

  • Eye injuries

  • Bleeding from the nose

  • Fainting

  • Head, neck, and spine Injuries

  • Penetrating and puncturing injuries

  • Poison emergencies

  • Seizure

  • Mouth and cheek injuries

  • Tooth injuries

  • Splinters

CPR AED and choking 

  • CPR and AED Use for Adults*, Children and Infants

  • Adult*, Child, and Infant Choking

*Adult modules are optional. 

Course Materials:

  • Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Student Workbook with Adult and Child/Infant Reminder Cards

    • May Be Sold Separately

    • The Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook/Provider Manual is for use by a single user as a student reference tool before, during, and after the course.

    • Following are the specifications for 1 Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook:

      • 8.375″ x 10.875″ manual

      • Saddle-stitched within a full-color soft cover

      • Includes full-color images and text

  • Child and Infant CPR AED Reminder Card

    • May Be Sold Separately

    • One 2.875″ x 3.75″ 8-panel

  • First Aid Quick Reference Guide

    • May Be Sold Separately

    • One 8.375″ x 10.875″- panel

Course Format/Time:

  • Classroom-based

    • Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)

    • During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their first aid skills practice and testing.

  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course requires approximately 5-6 hours

  • Course time based on

    • 1 instructor to 6 students to 6 manikins

Course Prerequisites:

  • Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Provider Manual

    • A current updated Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Provider Manual is required to attend the course

    • The updated book is included with the cost of your course

Course Fee:

  • Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED with Provider Manual: $120

Certification:

  • During the course, an AHA Instructor conducts video-based lessons and works with students to complete their first aid skills practice and testing.

  • Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.

    • Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course completion card that is valid for 2 years.

    • As of December 2017, the AHA has introduced the Heartsaver course completion card for K-12 school systems. The card signifies that an individual in the K-12 school system has successfully completed the objectives and skills evaluations in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA Heartsaver program. If you are a K-12 school, ask your Training Center about this option.

Scheduling & Discounts:

  • Register early because classroom-based courses fill-up quickly

  • Enrollment is limited

  • Course scheduling is subject to change without notice

  • Please call us if you have any questions or for discounted group rates and seasonal promotions!

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Disclaimer:

The American Heart Association (AHA) strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in AHA ECC Courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.

Policies, terms, conditions, and prices may be subject to change without prior notice at any time depending on market value and vendor pricing in addition to yearly, seasonal and daily discounts and specials. Palm Desert Resuscitation Education (PDRE) reserves the right to update or modify these policies, terms, conditions and prices.