Allied EMS Systems, Inc. / American
Heart Association CPR and First Aid Courses
Allied EMS offers only American Heart Association CPR and First
Aid courses as an authorized Community Training Center. As of June 2006, all classes are being taught under the new 2005 AHA Guidelines! Click here for a chart summarizing the 2005 changes in CPR techniques.
Know what you need? Check
Calendar to find out when we offer the course.
Ready to register? Download
Registration Form (PDF format). Please mail
to: Allied EMS Systems, Inc. 3407 M-119 Harbor Springs, MI 49740.
Please enclose the appropriate payment with your registration.
Not sure what CPR course
you need? Use
the following course descriptions and intended audiences to help
you decide or call the Education
Coordinator at 231-348-1202, ext. 111:
Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course
Healthcare providers, such as physicians, nurses, paramedics,
emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical
and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents
or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides,
medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied
health personnel. More information...
Heartsaver CPR/Heartsaver AED
All lay rescuers, such as employees in the workplace,
day care employees, babysitters, firefighters, police, airline
personnel, security guards, family members of patients at high
risk for sudden cardiac death, other lay rescuers, and those
who may have a need to respond to an emergency. More information...
Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED
Persons assigned to respond
to emergencies in the workplace or community as well as those
who want to learn first aid, CPR and AED skills. Some rescuers
are required to take this course as part of their employer’s
efforts to comply with OSHA regulations, e.g., corporate
employees, security guards, airline personnel, lifeguards
and other individuals who want or need first aid training. More information...
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid / CPR
For those involved in child care who have a duty to respond to a first aid emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements, such as child care workers, teachers, foster care workers, camp counselors, youth organizations, and coaches for children's sports organizations.
The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Course teaches how to manage illness and injuries in a child in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Topics include: First Aid Basics, Medical Emergencies, Injury Emergencies, Environmental Emergencies, Optional First Aid Topics (especially strong on pediatric asthma), and CPR and AED use.
7.5 hours approximately (6.5 hours without infant CPR)
Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid Student Handbook
Required for completion card
$50.00 (initial, includes text)
Heartsaver CPR in Schools
CPR in Schools course teaches both adult and pediatric
lay rescuer CPR to middle school or high school students. The
course presents information about the American Heart Association
adult and infant/child Chain of Survival and signs of heart attack,
cardiac arrest, stroke and choking in adults. The course also
covers signs of choking in infants and children, how to reduce
the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), and prevention
of the most common fatal injuries in infants and children. Note: this
course offers an optional course completion card if students
elect to take both a written and skills exam
We tailor each school program individually,
according to your school’s needs; contact Allied EMS
for more information and pricing.
CPR for Family and Friends
All lay rescuers, such as
schoolchildren, family members of patients at risk for sudden
cardiac death, and other laypersons who want to learn rescue
skills for loved ones. Note: this
course does not give a completion card. More information...
- all AHA course completion
cards are good for two years from date of issue (AHA does not
provide for a “grace
- all initial course fees include
required textbook for that course;
- admission to a re-certification
course requires proof of a valid course card and assumes you still
have the original textbook for the course.
- Please remember to include full payment
for each class with your registration. You will receive a confirmation
letter and any applicable course materials by return mail.
- Course fees will be cheerfully refunded
if cancellation notice is received one week before date of course.
- No refunds will be given for cancellations
less than one week in advance of course.
- Allied reserves the right
to cancel any class at any time for insufficient enrollment;
every effort will be made to place registered students in the
next available class.
- Note from AHA on instructional materials
- Comments, complaints, or problems with any
Allied EMS / American Heart Association CPR/First Aid class may
be submitted in any of the following ways: on the course evaluation
form, directly to the instructor, to Allied's Education Coordinator
(231-348-1202, ext. 111) or to the American Heart Association at
www.americanheart.org. Thank you for thinking of Allied for your
CPR/First Aid training needs.
*Provider Renewal Procedure:
The recommended renewal interval for
all AHA courses is 2 years.
Providers who intend to take a renewal course must show a Provider
card as entrance into a renewal course.
The Course Director is responsible for allowing a student to proceed
in an initial or renewal course if he/she does not have a current
Students who present an expired Provider card or do not possess
a Provider card may challenge a renewal course but will not be
given the option of remediation. They will need to repeat the entire
Provider Course if they cannot successfully meet the course completion
requirements when evaluated.
Renewal courses may be conducted independent of or attached to
a full Provider and/or Instructor Course.
--AHA Program Administration Manual, 2004, p. 93.