Q&A

Which class do I need?

If you work in a healthcare provider setting or are in school for healthcare studies, the HCP course is for you. If you provide care in a nursery, daycare, senior center, or work with people with varying levels of disability, Heartsaver is the recommended course.

What makes our courses different?

First Hands CPR courses are the real deal… We train in American Heart Association guidelines AND certify them as well… That makes a big difference.

How long does a CPR course take?

Heartsaver CPR can be completed in as little as 2.5 hours with the majority of your time spent enhancing your skills.

How long does it take to get CPR certified?

Healthcare Provider CPR certifications can be completed in 2 ½ to 3 hours again with the emphasis where it counts… on skills.

How do I know what program to enroll in?

First Hands matches the participant to the program.

How many people per manikin in a class?

Manikin to student ratio is 1 to 1…we appreciate and value your time as well as care about the quality of the skills you learn.

Did you know many women do not have chest pain as their early signs of a heart attack?

They often have back pain, fatigue and nausea first.

How can I tell if a toddler’s toy is too small for them to safely play with?

Try this trick…take an empty tube from your roll of toilet paper…can the toy fit through the tube? If so, it’s too small for your baby or toddler.