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Free Online CPR AED & First Aid Certificate Training Course

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Online CPR AED Training and Certification

Online courses from The American Academy of CPR and First Aid are written and authorized by board-certified physicians.

Get your digital certificate after you pass the exam while you wait for your wallet or wall certification to arrive in the mail.

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HealthCare Provider CPR

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2-year Certificate $14.99

CPR for healthcare providers teaches life-saving skills during a cardiopulmonary emergency.

BLS CPR

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2-year Certificate $14.99

BLS means "Basic Life Support". Get your BLS certification online and learn skills covering all ages.

First Aid

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2-year Certificate $14.99

Learn how to treat an injury or illness when every second counts. Take first aid certification online through the American Academy.

BloodBorne Pathogens Course

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1-year Certificate $14.99

Learn procedures for handling pathogens and minimizing exposure with bloodborne pathogens training.

Adult CPR

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2-year Certificate $14.99

Learn life saving techniques to use on an adult who experiences cardiac arrest with a free adult CPR certification online course.

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Second Certificate $12
Each Additional Certificate
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Combine multiple courses to receive discount pricing. Learn a wide range of critical lifesaving skills by adding additional certificates and save!

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Our content is regularly updated to adhere to the most current techniques and protocols.

Upon completion, you receive a printable certification accepted by most employers.

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Trusted by over a million customers, our CPR certificates are accepted by nursing homes, schools, hospitals, gyms, government agencies, daycares, home-care agencies, and other organizations and institutions.

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Accredited CPR Certification with CME/CEU Credits

Our accredited online courses are for healthcare providers, medical and non-medical professionals, as well as other professionals to earn continuing education credits, complete with up-to-date content and a user-friendly course design.

Our certification courses adhere to the professional standards set by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).


Faculty Author : Jehangir Gowani, MD, ABIM, FAAP, ABSM, FACP

Expert Reviewer : Laila Valliani, FNP-C, APRN, MSN, BSN, RN

Standards and Trusted : Accredited CME credits

American Medical Association® (AMA Credits)

American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC Credits)

Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education® (ACPE Credits)

American Dental Association® (ADA Credits)

American Academy of Physician Assistants® (AAPA Credits)

Council of Optometric Practitioner Education® (COPE Credits)

Commission on Dietetic Registration® (CDR Credits)

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Online CPR Certification and CPR Training

The American Academy of CPR and First Aid provides accredited CPR certification and recertification courses designed for healthcare providers and workplace professionals seeking to fulfill certification requirements, as well as community members simply wanting to learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and first aid.

Our online certification courses are quick, convenient, and widely trusted by organizations and institutions throughout the United States and other parts of the world. Courses include cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification including Basic Life Support BLS certification, First Aid certification, Healthcare Provider CPR certification, and Bloodborne Pathogens training.

Printable Wallet and Wall CPR Certification

Once you’ve completed the online CPR course training and passed the exam, you will have access to a printable certification to show as proof of completion while you wait for your wallet card to arrive in the mail. The mail option must be requested at checkout.

For CME/CEU certifications, you will be required to complete a short evaluation survey before receiving your digital certification.

Get CME/CEU Credits with CPR and First Aid Certifications

The American Academy of CPR and First Aid offers accredited online CPR AED and First aid certifications to help you quickly earn CME/CEU credits in addition to learning important lifesaving skills.

Over 14 years, more than a million individuals have become certified with our simple and easy-to-learn courses. Each course consciously delivers the skills and knowledge you need to perform CPR and first aid and can be completed around demanding schedules with 24/7 access to training materials and certification exams.

CPR Certification Online Course

Our free online CPR training courses are immediately accessible to help you quickly fulfill job requirements for earning your CPR certification or CPR recertification. Our courses allow individuals to access material at any time, creating a self-paced training experience with efficient, effective, flexible, and quality training in mind. Our course design makes it possible to earn your online certification or recertification more quickly compared to traditional or local CPR near me classes.

CPR Certification Online Course Content Reviewed by Expert Medical Professionals Includes:

BLS CPR Course

Get certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation and basic life support training for adults, children and infants.

Healthcare Provider CPR

Learn the skills you need to act fast during critical, life-threatening emergencies with our CPR for healthcare providers certification course.

First Aid Certification

The first aid course teaches you the initial steps to treat a sick or injured person and prevent further injury or infection from fractures, bleeding, sprains, burns, and many other incidents.

Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Learn how to protect yourself and others against exposure to bloodborne pathogens and prevent the transmission of life-threatening diseases.

Adult CPR Certification

Earn your certification in CPR for adults with course material covering the basics of performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation in an emergency situation.

CPR Certification with Professional Standards

Many people considering CPR certification courses often start by searching online for queries such as CPR certification near me. This will usually display expensive and time consuming local in-person classes, so it is helpful to keep a few things in mind to ensure you’re choosing a completely online course that does not require in-class attendance. For starters, you should review the course materials and confirm that it includes detailed explanations for the most important concepts. When you study the scientific explanations behind specific techniques and concepts, you gain a deeper understanding of the material and will more easily recall the steps required to effectively perform CPR and first aid.

Our courses provide a comprehensive list of topics along with in-depth explanations to ensure you understand what topics will be included, as well as what you are going to learn in detail. Our courses also include high-quality video demonstrations and step-by-step instructions to help you visually learn how to perform specific techniques. When you complete the course material and feel ready for the exam, you can easily access the test and take as much time as you need to complete it. The exam questions will provide detailed explanations for the correct answer choice for any questions you may have answered wrong, giving you complete confidence in your ability to perform CPR and First Aid on an adult, child, or infant.

Online CPR Certification Course and First Aid Training

We offer online CPR certification and first aid training that is easy to access, convenient for everybody’s schedule, and fast to complete with same-day delivery of digital certifications. Our courses give you an enhanced learning experience with illustrations and video demonstrations, and you can become CPR certified at your own pace. Our courses are always up to date with the latest CPR guidelines, so you can be confident you're getting the most complete and accurate information.

CPR Certification for Everyone

Online training courses from the American Academy of CPR and First Aid are accredited continuing education credit certifications. We have trained more than a million individuals covering a variety of professions, including but not limited to healthcare providers, EMT and first responders, physical trainers, social workers, teachers, child care providers, security guards, and countless other non-medical professionals, as well as anybody who wants to learn CPR and first aid techniques for non-employment reasons such as a parent or guardian.

Free CPR Certification Online Training and First Aid Certification

The concise course material is highly informative with the goal to maximize comprehension and understanding. At the end of each course, you will have the ability to perform CPR on somebody suffering cardiopulmonary arrest or other emergency cardiovascular events. Additionally, the first aid course will teach you how to successfully administer first aid in a variety of emergencies such as attending to minor injuries, poisons, burns, and initial steps to take during emergency medical situations.

Get Your CPR AED Certification

CPR AED certification training can help you save a life. During the course, you will learn how to properly perform CPR and use an automated external defibrillator (AED) to provide emergency cardiovascular care. An AED is a device that analyzes heart rhythms and can deliver an electric shock to restore a normal heart rhythm. AEDs are portable and easy to use so that individuals with minimal or no formal medical emergencies training can use them on somebody suffering from a life threatening cardiac emergency.

Nearly all healthcare professionals are required to obtain a CPR AED certification or healthcare provider BLS certification. However, it is important to note that a CPR AED course certification is not only intended for healthcare professionals—anybody can become certified in CPR AED and as our mission suggests, we highly recommend anybody of capable mind and body to consider taking a CPR AED first aid course.

The certification you’ll earn with the American Academy of CPR and First Aid is valid for two years and may be renewed at expiration. To renew your certification, you can take the recertification course and click to the exam after you’ve reviewed the comprehensive medical training material.

Save Lives with CPR During Cardiac Arrest

CPR training is a life saving technique that can be used to restart the heart in someone who has experienced cardiac arrest. CPR and AED training involves chest compressions and rescue breathing. Chest compressions help to circulate blood and oxygen to the brain and other vital organs. Rescue breaths provide oxygen to the lungs. Taking an online CPR AED first aid certification course is a great benefit for your future. Perhaps the most important benefit is that you'll be prepared to help save a life for someone experiencing cardiac arrest, heart attack, stroke, and other life-threatening cardiopulmonary events.

Get Your CPR & First Aid Certification Online

Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive a printable certification accepted under most employment requirements. Course training material adheres to the most current CPR techniques and safety guidelines.

Institution Discounts

We proudly offer cost-effective opportunities for organizations and institutions interested in providing certification and recertification training to their employees. To apply for an institution discount, please fill out the online registration form at our institutions page and we will provide a quote for your organization.

Qualifying institutions will receive a single master administration account. The admin account features a reporting dashboard to see all employees who have passed their certification exam(s). Employees will have their own account for course training, and for taking the exams.

We provide a simple process for managing certification purchases in your organization by offering a one time credit card required at setup which will only be charged after an individual passes a certification exam from their own account.

Save time by signing up for a CPR certification online now!

Learn how to save lives in a format that allows for a quick learning style and enhanced recall with up-to-date, nationally recognized cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques and protocols. If you want to verify the quality of our training materials prior to purchasing, you may do so by accessing a course free of charge.

We give you the option to take an online training course individually, or you may take them all at once. For individuals that need multiple certifications, we offer an option to combine courses which will apply a discount on costs and shipping.

American Academy of CPR and First Aid

Mission

We have provided online CPR and first aid certifications for over 14 years. More than a million institutions, organizations, and individuals have benefited from our courses, reinforcing our mission since day one; we are dedicated to helping the world save lives by providing everybody the opportunity to learn CPR and first aid with the most accomplished training courses available today.

Vision

We aim to teach the most current and proficient CPR techniques with distinguished online CPR and first aid online training courses to maximize the experience of learning how to save a life through the proper administration of cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

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