Heart Saver First Aid

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Heart Saver First Aid

The Center for Emergency Medicine offers First Aid courses to groups of 6 or more people! See below for more information.

AHAheart.torchHeartsaver First Aid:
This course teaches rescuers to effectively recognize and treat adult emergencies in the critical first minutes until EMS arrives. Such emergencies include shock, seizures, bleeding and more. This course is intended for persons assigned to respond to emergencies in the workplace or community. Some rescuers are required to take this course as parts of their employer’s efforts to comply with OSHA regulations, e.g., corporate employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards and other individuals who want or need first aid training.

This class does not include CPR/AED
Heartsaver First Aid 2011:

Location: 230 McKee Place, 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Course Dates:
No current courses scheduled. Please contact us for more information.

Tuition: $45

Registration form (PDF)

Heartsaver First Aid Student Workbook.
Tuition includes instruction and all course materials except for the course textbook.

The textbook is not part of the tuition. Books are available at the Center for Emergency Medicine for $14. They can also be purchased at the University of Pittsburgh Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA.

Upon sucessful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association course completion card.

Group Courses Availability:
The Center for Emergency Medicine offers special classes for groups of 6 or more people at both the Center or your facility! If you have students interested in learning this life-saving skill, whether it is a group of 6 or over 100, please contact Benjamin Ellis at (412) 647-4242 or ellisbd@upmc.edu for more information.

Pre-registration is mandatory
. We must receive your registration at least one week before the intended course date. Enrollment is limited, and classes are filled in the order in which applications are received. Phone reservations are not accepted.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing at least five working days prior to the course. The course fee will be returned with a $20 deduction for administrative fees. No refunds are issued for cancellations made after the aforementioned deadline or failure to attend the course. In the event for course cancellation, participants are notified and a full refund granted.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

AHAheart.torchThe Center for Emergency Medicine, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the Center prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. This policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment by Center programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the Center and is in accordance with federal, state, and or local laws and regulations.