Heartsaver CPR

Heartsaver CPR

  • The Heartsaver CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).

    The AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Course is designed to 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.

  • This courses teaches:

    • Describe how high-quality CPR improves survival
    • Explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
    • Recognize when someone needs CPR
    • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
    • Describe how to perform CPR with help from others
    • Give effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
    • Demonstrate how to use an AED on an adult
    • Perform high-quality CPR for a child
    • Demonstrate how to use an AED on a child
    • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant
    • Describe when and how to help a choking adult or child
    • Demonstrate how to help a choking infant
  • What to bring to class:

    • UTMB Badge (if applicable)
    • Current Heartsaver CPR AED Student Workbook.
    • ISBN# 978-1-61669-830-0
  • You will be expected to:

    1. Be prompt for class start times. No one will be allowed into class once the first video portion of the class has begun.  No exceptions!
    2. Read the appropriate Student workbook for the assigned class.
    3. Demonstrate mastery of CPR/First Aid skills during the course.

    If you have any questions, call the Office of Life Support Education and Training at 409-226-0074 or email cpredlab@utmb.edu.