CPR Courses

Heartsaver® Course

This certification course is intended for laypeople who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities, who want to learn how to use an AED (defibrillator), or who would like an AHA Heartsaver® Course certification card. Certification is valid for 2 years. (3 ½ to 4 hours)

Heartsaver classes are offered when there is a demand. While there is no fixed schedule, if your organization (e.g., business or group of friends) is interested in a class, please contact us and we can make arrangements. The fee is $50 per person.

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

This certification course is for health care providers, such as EMS personnel and nurses, or others who need certification in Healthcare Provider CPR (also known as Basic Life Support). This course also satisfies the “CPR for the Professional Rescuer” requirement. Certification is valid for 2 years. (Full class: 4 ½ hours, Recertification: 3 hours)

Healthcare Provider classes generally are offered once per month. Classes are scheduled about one month in advance. The fee is $50 per person and includes a textbook.

You may contact the Squad to inquire about a class in one of two ways:

  1. (PREFERRED METHOD) Email the following information to learncpr@pfars.org: Full name, Address, Telephone number, and Email address.
  2. Call (609) 924-3338 and leave a message with the same information.

In either case, we will respond with the status of your registration.

For more information about our CPR classes, to be notified about future classes, or to talk to someone about arranging a customized CPR class for your organization, please email learncpr@pfars.org.

American Heart Association Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to the Association.