Course Overview

The Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED course is intended to provide you with the basics of first aid, how to recognize and provide assistance in the most common life-threatening emergencies. The most important goal of this course will be to teach you how to recognize and act in an emergency situation.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is an interactive program that teaches the lifesaving skill of CPR and AED administration.  This class is not intended for Professional Healthcare Providers

Course Details
6.5 hours

This course covers these topics

  • Recognizing when someone needs CPR
  • Calling for help
  • How to give CPR
  • Give first aid care until someone with advanced training arrives.

This course is intended for

  • General Public Individuals
  • Parents
  • Foster Parents
  • Teachers

Suggested text and learning

The American Heart Association requires ALL students to bring the 2015 AHA CPR / First AId AED Provider Manual to class. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

If you would like to purchase a book directly from Defib This, you may call us at 831.426.911 to make arrangements or stop by our student store and purchase it here. You can also purchase the hard copy here.

Phillip D.


Aspiring entrepreneurs take on a task way beyond themselves just because they were at the top of their craft in a totally different ball game; humility and balls is all I have to say. Good for them regardless how financially well they’ve become or not. We should all take notes Santa Cruz on what bravery looks like

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Linda B.


I’m not a fan of online surveys.

I attended my ACLS recertification class and BLS Challenge yesterday, and enjoyed being in a classroom and learning.

I’m glad to see that in-classroom classes are mandatory for certifications and re-certifications. Effective teams are important in healthcare, and one of the best ways to work on team dynamics is participating in person. (ZOOM classes IMHO do not necessarily provide the best learning outcomes.)

The instructor. Alex Williams, did a great job providing realistic practicums for each individual student, knowing their backgrounds and what they would encounter in their clinical practice. He is also very knowledgable on the critical thinking skills for a successful resuscitation.

Facility bathroom needs work with the toilet paper dispenser (could not load the paper) and the soap dispensers not working. There was no stand alone (hand pump) soap dispenser or hand sanitizer.

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Martha N.


Good Afternoon Defib

I had my BLS course yesterday . Service was great. The receptionist greeted me with a smile ..

Facility was clean . One thing I would say is that it was cold and other students agreed as well . I always enjoy Bob F. his instruction makes the class enjoyable. He is easily approachable when I have questions or concerns and very knowledgeable.

See you in two years  

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Jared B.


Excellent classes and staff!

Aki is very knowledgeable, supportive, and helpful!

You will have a stronger resume when you put Defib This classes on it!

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