First Aid / CPR / AED for the Cruiser
This instructor led course is offered through an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center (TC) and approved AHA instructor and reflects the science and education from the latest AHA guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). HeartSaver courses are meant for people who are not healthcare professionals but need the certification for their job or credentialling. As part of this course, you will receive the AHA Heartsaver workbook to use during the class and take home for future needs.
This course is the US Coast Guard (USCG) approved AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED courseas it meets the USCG Elementary First Aid* training requirements of:
- Elementary First Aid per STCW Code Table A-VI/1-3;
- Elementary First Aid per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3);
- The first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1).
During these 6 hours, you will be guided by an experienced healthcare professional and educator to learn and practice new skills. You will have time to practice and ask questions before skills check off. The AHA allows access to resources during the written exam.
Not only will this course meet the requirements for you to earn your Captain’s license, but you will also learn the skills to keep your crew, family, and neighbors safe and offer lifesaving interventions.
Upon successful course completion, skills check off, and passing the written exam, you will receive the USCG approved Certificate that has the code (AMERHA-216) on it!