How Old Should I Be to Learn CPR?
The American Heart Association, does not require a minimum age for learning CPR, they do require physical strength. Code U CPR, LLC. feels that an individual at least 12 years of age would have the physical strength required to perform CPR effectively.
Why Do All Your Courses Include AED Training?
The reason AED training is included in all of Code U CPR, LLC’s courses is because studies show that victims have a greater chance of survival when early defibrillation is administered.
I’m not a healthcare professional, but I need a CPR/AED course for work purposes. Which certification course is best for me?
The best fit for a non-medical professional would be our Heartsaver CPR/AED course. This is the most comprehensive but easiest course for non-medical people to understand.
Are your courses OSHA compliant?
Code U CPR, LLC ascribes to the highest standard offered through the American Heart Association. Our courses for non-medical people are not reviewed or approved through OSHA. OSHA and the AHA created an alliance that can be found at here.
I’m a first responder/professional rescuer/medical professional. Which certification course should I take?
As a member of the medical community, we recommend our Basic Life Support (BLS) course. This course is designed for partially trained medical professionals such as: police officers, fire fighters, and emergency medical professionals. This course is also ideal for those professionals not in a hospital setting.
Can I take an AHA CPR Certification Course online?
Yes. The American Heart Association allows an individual to take the cognitive BLS portion online, but requires these individuals to fulfill a skills check portion as well.
Do AHA BLS courses include first-aid training?
No. The American Heart Association first-aid section is allowed for non-medical professionals only.
For AHA’s CPR and First-Aid Training, what ages constitute an infant, child, and adult?
Infant is anyone under the age of one year.
Child is between one year and showing signs of puberty, such as armpit hair, breast development, Adams apple, etc.
Adult is anyone who is past puberty.
The general rule of thumb for instances in which you do not know, use the classification above.