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Our Adult CPR course follows the latest AHA and ECC / ILCOR guidelines, and is nationally accredited and accepted.
This course provides a 2-year certification. If you’re currently certified with AHA, the National Safety Council, the Red Cross, ASHI, ProCPR, or Medic First Aid, you are welcome to re-certify with this course.
According to the AHA, there are seven scenarios in which CPR may be required to save a person’s life. These include:
- Cardiac arrest
- Electric shock
- Severe allergic reactions
- Drug overdose
While you can control your risk factors for some of these events, others can happen at any time, with little or no warning—to children or adults.
This online CPR certification course provides AHA-compliant training for adult, child, and infant CPR, as well as the correct use of automatic electronic defibrillators (AEDs) for patients of all ages.
With CPRCertified.com, you can receive your online adult CPR certification or recertification both quickly and conveniently.
What's In This Course?
In this online CPR AED certification course, you’ll cover the following topics:
- Rescue breathing and chest compression for adults and children
- Hands-only CPR for lay practitioners
- Infant and pediatric CPR
- CPR with an Ambu Bag
- Using an AED on adults and children
- Responding to choking incidents in adults, children, and infants
Who Should Take This Course?
This course provides in-depth training appropriate for those who are likely to use CPR in the course of their daily work, as well as those who work with children and vulnerable adults and may be responsible for their health.
You can both certify and recertify using this course. While anyone can take it—and we encourage everyone to learn CPR—this course is particularly suited to the following occupations:
Medical professionals and those who work in healthcare
Healthcare providers are our first line of response when medical emergencies happen—and anyone who works in healthcare may be called upon to give lifesaving care, even if they don’t regularly work with patients. These occupations include:
- Doctors and physician assistants
- Nurses and nurse practitioners
- Medical assistants
- Paramedics and EMTs
- Dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants
- Radiologists and anesthesiologists
- Home health aides
- Physical therapists
- Personal trainers
- Other healthcare professionals
Law enforcement and public safety professionals
Those who work in law enforcement often find themselves in volatile situations. And people whose job involves fire and rescue will often face emergencies where lifesaving care may be needed. These occupations include:
- Police officers
- Correctional officers
- Security guards
- Probation officers
While childcare providers aren’t medical professionals, they are responsible for children’s health and safety—and may be the first line of response if a child has a medical emergency. Those in this occupation who may need CPR certification include:
- Daycare providers
- Teachers and coaches
- Camp counselors
- Guidance counselors
- Anyone that wants to learn CPR
Why Learn Adult CPR?
Earning your CPR and AED certification online could give you the chance to save a life. Each year, over 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital. Studies have shown time and again that the sooner a patient receives CPR, the more likely they are to survive.
When oxygen stops flowing to the brain, you have only a four-minute window—sometimes less—to prevent brain damage. Emergency response services often can’t get to the scene fast enough.
That’s why we encourage everyone—not just healthcare providers or those who need it for their jobs—to get certified in CPR.
Just 5 minutes of AED training and 20 minutes of CPR training is enough to give you the skills you need to save someone’s life.
Why Learn Child & Infant CPR?
Choking injuries and deaths are surprisingly common in children and babies in the United States. These statistics may surprise you:
- Choking is the 4th leading cause of accidental death in children under four years old in the United States.
- Approximately 12,000 children per year need emergency room treatment for choking on food alone.
- About 5,900 children aged 18 and younger suffer cardiac arrest each year outside of a hospital.
- Approximately one in five drowning victims is a child aged 14 or younger.
CPR for children and infants is different than that for adults; this is why it’s essential to receive CPR training for both adults and children. You never know where or when you might be called upon to save a child’s life.
Why Learn to Use an AED?
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart’s regular rhythm is disrupted. It can happen to anyone, at any age and in any state of health. There are often no warning signs.
An automatic electric defibrillator (AED) is the only way to restore the heart’s rhythm after cardiac arrest. AEDs are easy to operate; anyone can use one, and you don’t need to have a medical background.
And it’s essential—because time is of the essence. When cardiac arrest occurs, the patient has only a 4-minute window—at most—before brain damage starts to occur—and each minute the victim does not receive defibrillation, their likelihood of survival falls 10%.
But the national average emergency response time is 15 minutes, 19.2 seconds. That’s why it’s so essential for bystanders to know how to use an AED—because you never know when someone around you might go into cardiac arrest.
It’s easy to learn how to use an AED and receive your CPR AED certification online. The professional CPR AED online certification course teaches you the basic skills you need to safeguard the lives of adults and children around you.
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