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The Designated NYS EMS Program Agency Serving Chemung,Schuyler & Steuben Counties
1058 West Church St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-2354

Heartsaver First Aid certification

 


Pre-registration is required.Classes with fewer than 5 students enrolled will be rescheduled. Refund Policy: A cancellation request received 5 or more business days prior to scheduled class is eligible for a refund minus a 5% administrative fee. Cancellations made less than 5 business days prior to the course are subject to a $15.00 cancellation fee.  Students who are a "No Show" to the course are not eligible for a refund. 

Heartsaver First Aid Course Overview:

Heartsaver courses are intended for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for job, regulatory (e.g. OSHA), or other requirements. These courses can also be taken by anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting.

After completing this course, students should be able to:
List the priorities, roles, and responsibilities of the first aid rescuer
Describe the key steps in first aid
Remove protective gloves
Find the problem
Describe the assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, choking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
Use an epinephrine pen
Control bleeding and bandaging
Recognize elements of common injuries
Recognize elements of common illnesses
Describe how to find information on preventing illness and injury
Recognize the legal questions that apply to first aid rescuers

 

Blended Learning Format
This course is offered for initial or renewal training, and has the same completion requirements that the classroom ­based equivalent courses do. Blended learning include access to the related E-­textbook in the price of the course. Students who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance into a skills practice and testing session.  You must bring your certificate of completion of Part 1 to your skills session in order to receive your certification card. The online component of the course is only the first step in obtaining your First Aid certification.​

Register at https://elearning.heart.org/course/7 and Complete the HeartCode First Aid for $20.00.

First Aid Skills Session $50 - Call EMSTAR 607-732-2354 or email to schedule
Hands-On Session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on skills practice, debriefing and skills testing. You must complete online First Aid Heartcode Part 1 portion before attending
Approximately 30 minutes to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.
Practice-While-Watching Video Format Length: 30 minutes
*Based on a 1:1 Student/ Manikin Ratio