CPR Classes For Friends & Family CPR Classes For Non Medical Providers CPR Training For Medical Professionals

CPR FAQ and Questions

Q. How much is the class?
A. All classes (basic CPR and BLS for healthcare providers) are $70 which includes the required classroom book.  This is paid when you reserve your seat.  First aid is done partially online before class if you need it (www.heartsmartcpr.com/online-aha).

Q. Who will I be certified through at the end of the course?
A. You will be certified with the American Heart Association for 2 years.

Q. What is the address for the class?
A. There are two locations.
Leander location: (home office) 152 Hoot Owl lane north, Leander, TX, 78641
Austin location: 3200 Steck Ave., Suite 250 (front desk) Suite 230 (conference room), Austin, TX, 78757

Q. None of the classes work for my schedule, is there an online version?
A.The American Heart Association offers a blended class.  You do part of the class online through the American Heart Association website.  Then you make an appointment with Heart Smart CPR staff to do the skills portion that takes about 30 minutes.  After that, you get the same exact card you would receive in a full class.  Information for this is found at www.heartsmartcpr.com/online-aha.

Q. Do you offer Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification/training?
A. Yes, all of the classes include training on an AED for all ages.

Q. What is an AED?
A. An AED is a portable device used to bring the heart back to normal rhythm for people who are in cardiac arrest.  The AED will automatically analyze and if needed shock the patient in order to restore normal heart rhythm.

Q. Will you do a class at my location?
A. Yes, I will do a class at your location for 5 students or more in Austin, Tx and surrounding areas.  This will need to be set up with Kristi directly email to info@heartsmartcpr.com.

Q. Am I certified the same day?
A. Yes, I will submit your class roster that day and you should get your card in a few days from heart.org.

Q. What if I need to reschedule my class?
A. Please contact us at least 2 hours before the class you are unable to attend.  We will be happy to reschedule your class for a different day. There are no refunds after the 24 hour window before class.  ALL RESCHEDULING AND CANCELLATIONS MUST BE DONE VIA EMAIL TO INFO@HEARTSMARTCPR.COM.

Q. How do I pay?
A. When you register; by credit card.  Class size is limited and does fill up often, paying by card before class reserves your seat in class.

Q. How long does my certification last?
A. The AHA certification is good for 2 years!

Q. Do you offer Instructor Training?
A. Yes, we will train you to become an American Heart Association Instructor after we meet and do an interview to be sure our goals match.  Register for the instructor course on our calendar page.

Q. Do I need a book and how do I get it?
A. Yes you do need a book and it comes with your registration.  You will receive it in class.

Q. Which class do I choose?
A. All of the classes offered cover both Healthcare Provider (BLS) and Basic CPR training.  Just pick the class that works for you and the instructor will be sure that you get the right certification.