The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

We offer a variety of American Heart Association courses.  If you are not sure which course is right for your needs, just give us a call or send an e-mail and we will help you decide which class you should register for.  If seeking certification for employment purposes, please verify with your employer which certification is required prior to registering.  

For customers who would like to receive discounts as employees of select businesses partnered with CPR Sarasota, please call (941) 999-1277 to register for your class. 

Basic Life Support

basic life support

BLS

The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compression's, deliver appropriate ventilation's and provide early use of an AED.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

This course is generally attended by healthcare professionals that work at hospitals, skilled nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and home health agencies as a few examples.

 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$55.00 in-person

$45.00 virtual*

Advanced Cardiac life support

advanced cardiac life support

acls

AHA’s ACLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care. This course builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR.

This advanced course highlights the importance of high-performance team dynamics and communication, systems of care, recognition and intervention of cardiopulmonary arrest, immediate post-cardiac arrest, acute dysrhythmia, stroke, and acute coronary syndromes (ACS).

 ECG & Pharmacology are taught as a separate course and this knowledge is assumed to be known before attending this course.  We can often schedule an ECG & Pharmacology course prior to the ACLS course if requested, so call if this is something you are interested in. 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$175.00 new certification

$150.00 renewal

pediatric advanced life support

pediatric advanced cardiac life support

pals

The AHA’s PALS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2020 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC.

 

This classroom, Instructor-led course uses a series of videos and simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics.

 

The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes. 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$175.00 new certification

$150.00 renewal

heartsaver cpr/aed

Heartsaver cpr/aed

cpr/

aed

Heartsaver® CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.  

 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$60.00

heartsaver first aid

heartsaver first aid

fa

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.  

 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$60.00

heartsaver first aid/cpr/aed

heartsaver first aid/cpr/aed

heartsaver combo

Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills covered in this course include first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants; and what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

This course teaches skills with the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning of skills.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.  

 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$85.00

heartsaver first aid

pediatric heartsaver first aid/cpr/aed

peds heart saver combo

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. Course fee includes student manual.

This course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 U.S. states.
Audience

  • Child care workers

  • Teachers

  • Foster care workers

  • Camp counselors

  • Youth organizations

  • Coaches for children’s sports organizations

  • Others responsible for children including parents, grandparents, babysitters and guardians

 

** Call for a class not on calendar.  Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$85.00

heartsaver first aid

Heartsaver bloodborne pathogens

BBP

Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens is a classroom course that teaches employees how to protect themselves and others from being exposed to blood or blood-containing materials. 

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction.

This course is designed for anyone with a reasonable chance of coming into contact with bloodborne pathogens such as: 

  • Correctional Officers

  • Childcare workers

  • Security guards

  • Maintenance workers

  • School personnel

  • Hotel housekeepers

  • Health and fitness club staff 

  • Tattoo artists

 

** Call for a class not on calendar. Class times are dependent on instructor availability.

$25.00

heartsaver first aid

Friends and family cpr

Friends and Family

The AHA’s Family & Friends® CPR Course is a classroom course intended for anyone who wants to learn CPR and prefers to learn in an Instructor-led or facilitated group environment. This course is for people who do not need a course completion card for a job or other requirements. Family & Friends CPR is ideal for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life.  Participants receive a certificate of participation if desired.  Classes are not offered on an individual basis, call to schedule a class for your group of 10 or students.

Course Content

  • Adult Hands-Only CPR and AED

  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Adult (Optional)

  • Child CPR and AED (Optional)

  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Child (Optional)

  • Infant CPR (Optional)

  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Infant (Optional)

 

Course topics can be presented together or taught separately as stand-alone modules. We can tailor the class to what interests your group of 10 or more.  Maximum class size is 25 per session, however, we can schedule multiple dates and times for the same organization. Call to schedule a group class time or e-mail us at info@cprsarasota.com

25.00

heartsaver first aid

heartcode skills check off:BLS, ACLS, & Pals 

skills check off

Skill check of sessions are available for the following American Heart Association Heartcode courses: 

  • BLS

  • ACLS

  • PALS

  • Heartsaver CPR/AED

You must complete part 1 online by registering at elearning.heart.org.

After completing the online didactic portion, print your certificate of completion to bring with you to your skill check off session, or email the certificate to info@cprsarasota.com prior to your appointment.

Complete the request form here to schedule an appointment for a skill check off session. Appointments are subject to corresponding class sessions and availability. 

A CPR Sarasota Instructor will contact you to finalize arrangements of your appointment. 

$35.00 BLS Skills Check

$75.00 ACLS or PALS Skills Check