Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost?
All AHA Courses (Heartsaver CPR and BLS Healthcare Provider), except the Core Instructor Program, are $25.00 per student. This includes class time, a book and your CPR Card.
Where are you located?
We are at 525 Hayden Street in Fort Wayne. This is approximately 2 blocks south of downtown Fort Wayne.
How do I know which Course is right for me?
Heartsaver CPR: This is a Course for non-healthcare personnel. This course is taken most by Daycare employees, teachers and other non-medical persons. It includes CPR for the Adult, Child and Infant as well as the AED and choking. Click HERE for more information.
BLS Healthcare Provider: This is a Course for healthcare personnel. This course is required for anyone in the medical field and is taken by nurses, EMS personnel, doctors, students going into the healthcare field and often firemen. This Course covers the same items as the Heartsaver CPR Course but goes more in-depth. Click HERE for more information.
What time is class and how long does it last?
All regularly scheduled CPR Courses are four (4) hour courses.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers is taught from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on the first Wednesday of “even” months.
Heartsaver CPR for the layperson is taught from 5:00pm to 9:00pm on the first Wednesday of “odd” months.
Is there a test?
For the Heartsaver CPR there is not a written test, but there is a skills evaluation for certification.
For the BLS Healthcare Provider there is both a written test and a skills evaluation for certification.
When will I receive my card?
We guarantee you will receive your card within three (3) weeks of successfully completing a Course.
How long is the certification valid?
AHA Certifications are good for 2 years and expire on the last day of the month of expiration.
What happens if I lose my card?
We can print a new card for you, at the cost of a card if you know when you took the course and where. The cost of a replacement card for the BLS Healthcare Provider course is $3.00 and the cost of a replacement card for the Heartsaver CPR course is $17.00.
How do I sign up?
Check the CPR Training Calendar to see when courses are scheduled, then simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a request to be added to a class. Questions may be sent to this email also for follow up. All we need is your name and a telephone number to sign you up for a Course.
When and where do I pay?
You may come in and pay our Administrative Assistant/HR Assistant at anytime and pick up the book for your Course. You may also pay the day you attend class, however, you will not receive your book until class day.
We look forward to working with you to meet your CPR training needs!
CPR Training Courses