AHA Health Care Provider

The first few minutes after the occurrence of a cardiac arrest are crucial for survival. After finding, the first-aider checks the vital functions and starts, if necessary, with the reanimation. The first-aiders play the central role in the chain of survival: surviving without subsequent damage.

The training includes the approach for lifeless persons and the revival without devices.

In addition, participants will be instructed in the use of the defibrillator. In many public places, physicians’ offices and hospitals defibrillators are already installed. The defibrillator sends a short current pulse to the heart. They are intuitively to operate and application of defibrillators is uncomplicated.

The AHA BLS-AED (healthcare provider) course is designed for persons in the health care who want to improve their skills and want to learn more about the application of life-saving emergency measures. Using case studies, the participants create basic workflows.

The course book will be dispatched at least 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the course for preparation.


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.