American Heart Association

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course is designed to meet the training needs of childcare providers in almost all U.S. states* while also being a comprehensive resource for parents, grandparents, teachers, babysitters or anyone responsible for the safety of children. Combining online and hands-on skill components, this one-stop-shop course teaches childcare providers and parents critical first aid, CPR and AED skills.

Responding to injuries and illnesses is the most common situation childcare providers face, but it’s important to quickly assess which ones are minor and which carry the urgency of a life-threatening emergency.


Heartsaver courses from AHA offer:

  • A cohesive, consistent experience for the learner
  • Best practices to give students the best possible learning experience and help them better retain information
  • Enhanced and realistic scenarios, while providing course and content flexibility


Companies with a workforce where First Aid CPR AED training may prove invaluable for the safety of both their employees and customers (childcare workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, coaches, etc.). The general public that desires to be prepared for an emergency in any setting (parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians).



  • Pediatric First Aid Basics (bleeding/bandaging, allergic reactions, use an epinephrine pen, bites, stings, drowning, burns, asthma, and more)
  • Child CPR AED
  • Child Choking
  • Infant Choking
  • Adult CPR AED (optional)
  • Adult Choking (optional)


Delivered in 2 formats to meet the needs of students and offer flexibility for instructors. All formats include the same learning objectives and result in the same course completion card.

  • Instructor-led Training

Heartsaver classroom courses feature group interaction and hands-on coaching and feedback from an AHA Instructor. Classroom courses may be conducted onsite at the company’s location or a at local training center in your area.

  • Blended Learning

Heartsaver blended courses include an online portion and a hands-on portion. The online portion can be completed at work, at home, or wherever you have internet access. The hands-on skills practice and testing session is conducted in-person with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor.


Course Duration

Approximately 8 hours



$130 per course participant


* For licensing requirements, please check your state laws and regulations

** Group pricing available