CPR and First Aid Training

Duke EMS is an American Heart Association certified Training Site at the Basic Life Support Level. We offer certifying classes in CPR/AED and First Aid for non-medical personnel as well as medical personnel. We also offer shorter, non-certifying courses in CPR/First Aid for those who are interested in the skills but do not have the time, money, or need for full certification. If you are interested in these free, non-certifying courses, follow this link. For certification offerings and dates, see the links below.

*For groups with five or more participants, we can teach the class at your location and on a date of your choosing.

**Duke EMS reserves the right to cancel any scheduled course at any time. If you have pre-paid for your course, you will be fully refunded.

You can pay in cash or check (made out to Duke University with Duke EMS in the memo line) at the start of class.  

Heartsaver CPR AED  -  $45.00 ($35.00 For Duke Students)*

  • This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements. (teachers, baby sitters, counselors)
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional: Child and Infant CPR, AED and Choking modules
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Skills Test
  • Upon completion you will receive a Heartsaver CPR AED E-Card (2 years) 

BLS for Healthcare Providers  -  $50.00 ($40.00 for Duke Students)*

  • This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. (EMTs, firefighters, lifeguards) 
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant.
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant.
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant.
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction
  • Length: 4.5 hours
  • Tests: Written Exam, Skills Test
  • Upon completion you will receive a BLS for Healthcare Providers E-Card (2 years)

Heartsaver First Aid  -  $45.00 ($35.00 For Duke Students)*

FOR GROUPS OF 5 OR MORE ONLY - Contact kevin.z.zheng@duke.edu to register

  • This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
  • First Aid Basics
  • Medical, Injury and Environmental Emergencies
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Tests: Skills Test
  • Upon completion you will receive a Heartsaver First Aid E-Card (2 years)

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED  -  $70.00 (50.00 for Duke Students)*

FOR GROUPS OF 5 OR MORE ONLY - Contact kevin.z.zheng@duke.edu to register

  • This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid, CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.
  • First Aid Basics
  • Medical, Injury and Environmental Emergencies
  • Adult CPR and AED use
  • Optional: Child and Infant CPR, AED and choking modules
  • Length: 6 hours
  • Tests: Skills Test
  • Upon completion you will receive a Heartsaver CPR AED First E-Card (2 years)

Please contact kevin.z.zheng@duke.edu to register a group