CPR/AED & First Aid

CPR & First Aid Certification Classes

Certification good for 2 years.


HeartsaverĀ® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.  This course includes hands on skills training.

General First Aid

HeartsaverĀ® First Aid CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.  

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies.  Course also covers the signs and symptoms of medical emergencies such as heart attack, stroke and diabetic emergencies.

Pediatric First Aid

The Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED Course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements for child care workers in all 50 United States. It teaches child care providers and others to respond to and manage illnesses and injuries in a child or infant in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. The course covers the Four Steps of Pediatric First Aid and modules in

  • Pediatric First Aid
  • Child/Infant CPR AED
  • Adult CPR AED
  • Asthma Care Training

Basic Life Support Classes (BLS)

Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. In addition, BLS training can be appropriate for first responders, such as police officers and firefighters, as well as for laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public, such as school, fitness center, or hotel and restaurant employees.

Bloodborne Pathogens/Universal Precautions

This course is designed to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for bloodborne pathogens training when paired with site-specific instruction. Call for availability.

Colorado Qualified Medication Administration Personnel (QMAP)

The medication administration course is designed to teach unlicensed staff to safely administer medications in settings authorized by law. Staff who successfully complete the medication administration course are not certified or licensed in any way, and are not trained or authorized to make any type of judgment, assessment or evaluation of a client. Staff who successfully complete the course are considered Qualified Medication Administration Persons (QMAP). Successful applicants will pass a written exam and a hands-on practical exam.

To register for this class, you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • have a valid and current form of identification (ID must be presented prior to testing)

QMAP training consists of:
Self-paced online instruction, module quizzes and practice assignments. At the conclusion of the online course, the student is required to pass a written exam and a practical hands-on skills exam. Staff who successfully complete this training and pass the testing portion are considered qualified to administer medications in a limited number of settings.

A QMAP can:

  • Administer medications according to written physician orders.
  • Maintain proper documentation of the administration of both prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • Use proper techniques when administering medication by various routes.
  • Safely and accurately fill and administer medications to and from medication reminder boxes with oversight from a licensed person or qualified manager.

The medication administration program is a qualification, not a certification or a license.

  • Licensed - No
  • Certified - No
  • Qualified - Yes

Pet CPR/First Aid

2-year certification
ProTrainings' Pet CPR and First Aid course will train you to notice abnormalities and detect early warning signs of life-threatening problems in pets. You will also learn essential pre-vet care and life-saving techniques for those times when immediate action can make all the difference.

Our Pet First Aid certification program includes training on:

  • Introduction, Preparation & Safety
  • Observing Changes in Your Dog or Cat
  • Illness
  • Injury
  • Poisons, Envenomation & Allergies
  • Respiratory Emergencies
  • CPR

Program Information

Pueblo Campus
Health Professions