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Lifesaving products at your fingertips

Find a class near you, buy a product directly from our global network of authorized distributors, take a course online or purchase an eBook where available. There are many ways to learn how to save a life with AHA lifesaving courses and materials.hj

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Take a course online

Many AHA lifesaving training courses are available online via OnlineAHA. Courses that only involve cognitive learning can be completed entirely online. For courses that contain skills that need practice, like CPR, students must complete an in-person Skills Practice Session and Skills Test with an AHA instructor after taking the online portion. The Instructor will evaluate and help with your skills practice and offer you a credential if you pass the requirements.

  1. Visit the Global Class Connector and locate an AHA Training Center near you.
  2. Ask whether they offer a “Skills Practice Session” and “Skills Check” for Online AHA courses. If they do not, they can offer you a schedule and class information so that you can take a course directly with them.
  3. If your local AHA Training Center does offer skills checks, visit OnlineAHA, look through the Course Catalog and choose the course that is right for you.
  4. Take the cognitive portion of the course online, and then contact your training center to schedule a Skills Practice Session and Skills Test.

Note, OnlineAHA and the products sold there are all written in English. They use the U.S. system of measurement and in formulas within the products.Not all Training Centers offer skills practice sessions and testing. It is important to call your chosen training center first before purchasing a course from OnlineAHA.

Visit the Global Class Connector

Find an AHA Training Center near you to take a class or learn more about AHA lifesaving courses they teach.

Buy an eBook

Many AHA course materials are offered in an eBook format, and in an increasing number of languages. AHA eBooks are the electronic equivalent of the AHA’s printed materials and offer an alternative to the printed version. Visit the eBook store to learn more.