FAQ

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Is there an age requirement for students?

Students must be mature enough emotionally and physically to perform the necessary requirements for courses.

Can I take an AHA course on line?

Yes, the AHA offers a variety of Blended Learning courses through OnlineAHA.org.   For Blended Learning courses, a student completes  part 1 of the course in a self-directed manner online, followed by a  Hands-On Skills Session in person with 1 of our Instructors.   

Why is AED training included in all CPR courses?

 According to the updated science report,  it shows that victims have a greater chance of survival from cardiac arrest when high-quality CPR includes use of an AED. 

Can I take First Aid with any course?

Yes, First Aid can be taken as a stand alone course or added to any course provided.

Can I catch a disease such as hepatitis or AIDS by doing CPR?

CPR  is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.  No pulse and/or No breathing.  CPR has been performed for 35 years and there has never been a case of transmission of these diseases from victim to rescuer.

When do I need to renew my course completion card?

Course completion cards are valid for two years through the end of the month during which the course completion card was issued.