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Education Essentials

"To promote within the community, the science and education of early defibrillation and CPR"

AED Institute offers classes for all levels from your community person to the healthcare professional. We focus on ensuring you and your  community are confident in providing life saving care.

Class Overview


First Aid/CPR/AED

Community Level

First Aid CPR AED is geared towards anyone with little or nomedical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory, or other requirements or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.
*Pediatric version also available.



Community Level

CPR AED course trains participants to give CPR, and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) in a safe, timely, and effective manner. The AHA Heartsaver CPR AED Course is designed for 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



Healthcare Providers

The AHA’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and pre-hospital settings.



Healthcare Providers

ACLS is geared towards healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies or personnel in emergency response.



Healthcare Providers

For healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children and for personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care and critical care units.


ECG & Pharmacology

Healthcare Providers

Our ECG & Pharmacology course is an essential resource for training healthcare professionals who participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest or other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, and others who require this specialized knowledge for their job.
*Not a "certification course"


Active Shooter

Community Level

The Active Shooter provides guidance to individuals, including managers and employees, so that they can prepare to respond to an active shooter situation. Upon completing this course, the participant will be able to: Describe actions to take when confronted with an active shooter and responding law enforcement officials. Recognize potential workplace violence indicators. Describe actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents. Describe how to manage the consequences of an active shooter incident


Pet First Aid

Community Level

Our Pet First Aid and CPR course will give you the theoretical knowledge to help you should your pet get in an accident happen. The course is ideal for those working with dogs and pet owners to gain the skills and confidence to help in an emergency until veterinary support is available. You will learn vital skills such as recognizing when there is something seriously wrong. Learn how to recognize and treat the most common First Aid emergencies, including bleeding, choking, poisoning and if your dog should be involved in a trauma.


Stop The Bleed

Community Level

Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) teaches participants basic lifesaving interventions, including bleeding control using tourniquets, gauze and hemostatic agents. The course is designed for non-healthcare professionals including firefighters, security personnel and civilians

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

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