American Heart Association 

CPR AED Course

This program is for anyone with limited or no medical training who wants to learn about adult, child and infant CPR and how to operate an AED and/or needs an AHA course completion card. You will learn:

– Adult CPR and AED use
– Adult choking
– Child & Infant CPR
– Child AED use (optional)
– Child & infant choking (optional)
– High-quality compressions, airway management, breathing, and how to use a mask.

First Aid Course

This program is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs an AHA course completion card. You will learn:

– First aid basics
– Medical emergencies
– Injury emergencies
– Environmental emergencies
– Bandaging, bleeding, wounds, choking, shock, seizure, fainting, broken bones, sprains, burns, bites, stings, poison, and temperature-related conditions.

Course Completion:

Online Plus Live Skills Check:

The following three parts are all required for successful completion:

  • Part 1: Contact SPH Education Department 907-235-0258 to schedule a time to complete the required skills check-off. The live Skills Check-off fee is $45.00 (CPRAED) and/or $25.00 (First Aid) payable to South Peninsula Hospital at time of enrollment to reserve your appointment time.
    • Note: Price change in effect for all enrollment after 1/1/2025. CPRAED skills check will be $50.00 as will the First Aid Skills check. A discount of $80.00 will be offered for the combined skills check with both First Aid and CPRAED.
  • Part 2:  Purchase and complete the coursework available through the AHA site
    • Note: Fee for the online pre-class is payable to the AHA and is separate from the live skills check fee in Part 1.
  • Part 3: Bring your online completion certificate with you to attend your scheduled live skills check.
    • Dates available for skills check appointments:



  • Cancellation Policy: SPH Education must be notified of all cancellations at least 7 days prior to the start of any class. If you are more than 10 minutes late without notification, you will need to reschedule. There is no refund for cancellations less than 7 days prior to the class start date. If SPH cancels the class, a full refund will be issued. There are no fees incurred if the class is rescheduled for another date.


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