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This CPR AED certification course is compliant with all ECC, ILCOR and AHA guidelines, and is accepted on a national level. It provides training in the following areas:
- Techniques for rescue breathing and chest compression in adults
- CPR with an Ambu Bag
- Using an automated external defibrillator on adults
- Responding to choking incidents in adults
- Hands-only CPR for laypeople
Who Should Earn This Certification
This certification does not include infant and child CPR. It is geared toward professionals who may need to provide lifesaving care or first aid, but who do not generally work around children or infants. Occupations that may require this certificate include:
- On-site safety officers in construction, manufacturing, forestry, or transportation
- Workplace emergency response personnel
- Security officers
- Food and beverage workers
- Adult day care providers
- Home health aides
- Hospitality professionals
Of course, this is by no means an exhaustive list—and we strongly encourage everyone to learn how to use an AED and get certified in First Aid, CPR, and other skills that come in handy in an emergency situation.
Adult AED, First Aid, and CPR Certification: Why Learn These Skills?
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs when the heart’s natural rhythm is interrupted. This can happen to anyone, at any age—and in any state of health. In most cases, there are no warning signs.
The good news is that victims can recover—if they receive lifesaving care quickly enough.
CPR keeps oxygenated blood circulating while a patient waits for emergency responders, buying them precious time. And a shock from an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can reset the heart’s natural rhythm and save the patient’s life.
The bad news is that many don’t receive this care quickly enough.
Approximately 350,000 people suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital every year in the United States. Because emergency responders frequently don’t arrive fast enough to prevent damage—they have only a four-minute window; sometimes less—these victims must rely on bystanders to provide help while they wait for emergency teams to arrive.
But even now, most people are not CPR certified and don't have basic life support training—and that’s why only 10.6% of people who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital survive.
The fix is simple. Learn these skills, even if you don’t have a medical background. This course includes hands-only CPR for laypeople, which takes less than 5 minutes to learn and does not require rescue breaths.
It’s just as effective as traditional CPR, and it’s enough to save someone’s life.
CPR Training and Use of an AED: Not Just for Medical Experts
When many people need CPR the most, they’re nowhere near a hospital. If you earn your certification, you’re much more likely to use it at home, on a loved one—unless you work at a healthcare facility.
Studies show that only 15-30% of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital receive lifesaving care from a bystander. When asked, most bystanders admit that they would be reluctant to perform CPR because they haven’t had the training or earned the certification.
Fear—of harming the patient or doing something wrong—keeps most people from delivering first aid and other lifesaving BLS care. And it results in lives lost. Almost 90% of those who suffer cardiac arrest outside of a hospital do not survive.
The good news is that you don’t have to be a medical professional to use an AED or administer lifesaving CPR. Our Adults-Only CPR AED online course and certification program will teach you the hands-only version—a quick and dirty way to save lives.
It’s time well spent—the short time you spend in training may help you save the life of someone you love.
Why Earn Your CPR Certification Online?
Earning your certification card online is far easier and more convenient than doing it in person.
This online CPR AED training course offers self-paced life-saving training and certification, in a time and place that's convenient for you.
You'll learn use of an external defibrillator, how to recognize a medical emergency, and how to provide care in life-threatening situations—from an American Heart Association-certified instructor.
Our course materials are available 24 / 7 to our participants, and once you pass your exam, you'll receive a valid printable certification card immediately. Your permanent wallet card will come to you in the mail within 5-7 days.
Group rates are available for this and all of our other courses—get in touch for more information.
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