Classes

In a Heartbeat offers the following classes. To inquire about availability, certifications and requirements, course fees, and group discounts, please email inaheartbeatoffice@gmail.com. We are most often teaching offsite, so for fastest service, please text 774.345.4107 or email us! 

Class Offerings

doctor image from iahb websiteAHA BLS Healthcare Provider: The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals. Certification at this level requires the completion of a written test. *up to 3 credits available.

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Don’t have time to attend a full class in person? We can still help! Just follow these three steps:

1. Visit onlineaha.org to take your CPR and/or First Aid class.

2. Print your certificate.

3. Call us to schedule your skills class. We can come to your location, or evaluate your skills at our facility!

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Already taken the latest AHA BLS course, with the focus on team dynamics? When you are due to recertify your BLS Healthcare Provider CPR course, you can now take the class as a renewal. The renewal course reviews all the full BLS course lessons, and lasts approximately 3 hours.

AHA Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA Instructor for their entire learning experience.

Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives.

This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 U.S. states. Upon successful completion of the course, including a first aid, CPR and AED skills test, students receive a Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED course completion card valid for two years.   

AHA Heartsaver® Bloodborne Pathogens: The Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens Course isbiohazard_orange_clip_art_17522 designed for people who have a reasonable chance of coming into contact with blood or blood-containing materials as part of their job responsibilities. This course will prepare you to be safe around bloodborne pathogens hazards and deals with how to protect yourself, how to react when bloodborne-pathogens exposure occurs, and how to report exposures. This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements when used with site-specific training, required annually by OSHA.

Soccer-CoachAHA Heartsaver® CPR: This Course is designed to teach CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO), commonly called Choke Response or the Heimlich Maneuver, to all lay rescuers, particularly those who are expected to respond to emergencies in the workplace. Participants include restaurant staff, daycare providers, security guards, police, and other lay responders. Although the course may be used to teach CPR to all lay rescuers, it is specifically designed for lay rescuers who are required to obtain a course completion card -a credential- documenting completion of a CPR course.
free first aid imageAHA Heartsaver® First Aid: The Heartsaver First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes General Principles, Medical Emergencies, and Injury Emergencies, and an optional Environmental Emergencies section.
AHA Heartsaver First Aid with CPR and AED The Heartsaver First Aid with defib1-1024x956CPR and AED Training Course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat emergencies in the critical first minutes until emergency medical services personnel arrive. The course provides a complete health and safety solution for First Aid, CPR and AED. The student will learn how to recognize the signs of a sudden cardiac arrest, when to activate the EMS system, and how to do CPR. It’s also important to become familiar with the AED and learn how to successfully operate it in an emergency. This training also teaches how to avoid potentially hazardous situations.There is a hands-on skill demonstration required to complete the course, but there is no written test.

The First Aid component of the course prepares the participants to deal with injuries seen more frequently. This part of the course teaches the lay person to recognize and react to situations such as low blood sugar, bleeding, broken bones and sprains, seizures, strokes, insect bites and stings, and temperature related injuries.
Please Note: The AHA offers eCards for all levels of CPR and First Aid now. After you complete your classes, rosters are submitted to the AHA, which generates an email link being sent to the email you supplied on your roster. This link allows you to go onto the AHA site and print your certification card. If you can’t find your card after your class, please check all spam and junk folders carefully for a link from ecards@heart.org.
First-Aid-Kit-300x225_f_improf_97x73Bleeding Control Basics: The focus of this course is on the immediate response to bleeding, recognizing the response to bleeding, and ways to stop the bleeding. The help given by an immediate responder can often make the difference between life and death, even before professional rescuers arrive. Eligible students are any individuals who may be called upon to assist with trauma patients while waiting for first response or EMS to arrive. Discount offered when combined with Heartsaver First Aid class.
In-office Equipment/Medical Inspection: Have our trained EMTs conduct an o2 tankinspection of your on-site medical equipment, including your oxygen tank, AED, medical supplies, and first aid kit. Inspection can be added onto any other class, or done as a stand-alone class. 

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Vital Sign Review: Have our trained EMTs review 16361-close-up-of-a-patient-during-a-blood-pressure-examination-pvproper techniques for taking blood pressure readings as well as patient’s pulse, and review what those numbers indicate for your patient’s health. Review can be added onto any other class, or done as a stand-alone class.

National Safety Council First Aid, CPR AED: 

national safety council logo from fb pageEmployees are often on the “front line” of an emergency situation. Their ability to respond quickly to injuries can save lives. This course teaches employees how torecognize everyday medical emergencies and care for an injury or illness until professional help arrives.

Participants will learn how to control bleeding, care for injuries, wounds, and burns, treat life-threatening poisoning or choking situations, and address sudden illnesses. The CPR AED training teaches participants how to recognize a medical emergency, handle breathing and cardiac emergencies, act appropriately and effectively and sustain life until professional help arrives, prevent disease transmission, and identify and care for bleeding, sudden illness and injuries. Emergency response teams, employees requiring refresher training, safety personnel, general public and individuals requiring certification would benefit from this training.

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NSC Bloodborne & Airborne Pathogens: 

national safety council logo from fb pageOSHA 29 CFR 1910.1030 requires employers to safeguard employees who have a reasonably anticipated occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Without proper preparation in blood diseases and airborne pathogens, costly OSHA and state-specific regulatory fines could be levied. Much more importantly, lives could be adversely impacted or even lost. Proper procedures for airborne pathogens, including tuberculosis and coronavirus, are covered.

Who would benefit:

  • Employees trained in First Aid, CPR & AED and who are responsible for rendering medical assistance
  • Plant operations engineers, maintenance workers and janitors
  • Fire, Police, First Responders and Healthcare professionals
  • Teachers, coaches, school personnel and child care workers
  • Hotel housekeepers and hospitality workers

Pet First Aid and Disaster Responsedog and cat pic: We know your pets are part of your family. That’s why In A Heartbeat has teamed with the Emergency Care & Safety Institute to offer their Pet First Aid & Disaster Response class, featuring CPR! The Pet First Aid and Disaster Response course is ideal for all pet owners and pet caregivers. This unique course covers common health and safety-related issues, first aid basics, including pet CPR, when to seek professional care, and disaster planning steps for the proper care of pets.

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