FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR COURSE

American Heart Association

FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR Course

****For the FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR course you will need the the following items below or you may purchase one when you arrive for class.****

Family & Friends CPR is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

The Family & Friends CPR Course teaches the lifesaving skills of adult Hands-Only CPR, adult CPR with breaths, child CPR with breaths, adult and child AED use, infant CPR, and mild and severe airway block for adults, children, and infants. Skills are taught in a dynamic group environment using the AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which provides students with the most hands-on CPR practice time possible.

Who should take this course?

The AHA’s Family & Friends CPR Course is for people who want to learn CPR but do not need a CPR course completion card to meet a job requirement. This course is ideal for community groups, new parents, grandparents, babysitters, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

What does this course teach?

  • Adult Hands-Only CPR and AED
  • Adult CPR With Breaths (Optional)
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Adult (Optional)
  • Child CPR and AED (Optional)
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Child (Optional)
  • Infant CPR (Optional)
  • Mild and Severe Airway Block: How to Help a Choking Infant (Optional)


FAMILY & FRIENDS CPR COURSE


Required Course Workbook

This workbook can either be purchased online or when you arrive for class. *Prices may vary*

Hard Copy Workbook


eBook

CPR Training FAQs

While you’re probably eager to get started with in-person certification, we understand you might have questions about certification and recertification courses. Here are some frequently asked questions about CPR training.
How Long Does CPR Certification Take?
All CPR certification courses typically take place over 2-4 hours with the exception of advanced cardiac level courses. The exact time it takes to complete the course depends on several factors.
What Do I Need for the Course?
The American Heart Association requires that students have access to the course manual before, during and after the class (see course page).
What should I wear?
Dress comfortably as you will practice skills during the class.
How long is the certification good for?
Certifications are good for two years.
I loved that class! How can I become a CPR instructor/join the Elite CPR Pro Team?
Send us an email or give us a call and we will help you get started!

How Long Does CPR Certification Last?
CPR certification lasts two years. Your certification card is valid until the end of the month in which the card was issued. Once those two years are up, you must take a renewal course.
I already have a manual, Can I use my own?
You may use a current copy of the course provider manual. If you do not have one you may purchase one on our website or from our office on the day of your class.
When will I receive my certification card?
Your card will be issued the same day you take our course!
Who will teach my course?
One of our certified American Heart Association Instructors who also have backgrounds in healthcare and military instruction.