Heart and Vascular Institute – Community CPR Classes

All courses are offered by Penn State Resuscitation Sciences Training Center and Life Lion and offer certification by the American Heart Association.

HeartSaver CPR and AED

There is a $35 cost per person for this course. This program is for anyone, age nine and above, interested in learning the life-saving skills of CPR. Non-medical individuals who require certification for their jobs may also attend. The course includes adult CPR, child and infant CPR, and instruction in choking relief and AEDs, and a skills test. There is no written test. A two-year certification card is issued at the completion of the class. Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center employees interested in attending this course may attend and show their ID badge to have the registration fee waived.

Program dates

  • May 18, 2017 – 6 to 9:30 p.m.
  • June 8, 2017 – 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Registration

To register for the HeartSaver, non-medical course, please call the Care Line, 800-243-1455.

Advance registration is required; payment will be collected at the session. Certification cards will not be issued without payment.

Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support

This course is intended for community medical professionals requiring certification for their jobs. This blended online and live course is suitable for either initial certification or renewal. Part one may be purchased directly at OnlineAHA.org for $25 and includes the cognitive portion and the written test. Part two consists of a practice and testing session with a live instructor the fee is $35.

Scheduling

To schedule this required session, contact the Resuscitation Sciences Training Center at 717 531-1834. Advance registration is required; payment will be collected at the session. Certification cards will not be issued without payment. Milton S. Hershey Medical Center employees may register for this course at no cost by emailing RSTC@pennstatehealth.psu.edu


The American Heart Association (AHA) 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.