The American Heart Association (eCards@heart.org) will send each student an email with the link to claim your certificate. This link will be available to you until your certificate expire 2 years from the date issued. PLEASE make sure when you sign in for the course that your email address is correct. Please note you should use your personal email address as some businesses block these types of emails.

Students can claim eCards by going to www.heart.org/cpr/mycards, and entering their First Name, Last Name, and Email Address. Please note that the information must be the same as the information provided to their Instructor during training.

No, your submission for registration is not complete until your payment has been successfully processed; this process may take up to 48 hours. We will notify you if there is an issue. You must also arrive at least 30 min’s early or you will risk losing your seat. You will NOT be allowed to enter if you are late.

Yes, you may bring someone to help interpret/translate the English speaking course to your native language. We do have the CPR Exam in Spanish however you will need to request it.

Yes, For all of our courses registration is required.  You may register online at www.cprboston.org. Course dates do fill up fast so pre-registration needs to be completed 2 days prior to the course date. If the course is full, we may have a standby list incase someone does not show however, you will have to wait until we make the decision to accept those on the standby list.

Manuals are recommended for CPR and First Aid. For ACLS you will need a manual the first day of the course. To obtain your manual you should click on one of the links below.

http://ebooks.heart.org/ for an eBook or go to the Distributors link below to purchase a paperback book

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/CPRAndECC/FindaCourse/Distributors-BuyProducts/Distributors—Buy-Products_UCM_001366_SubHomePage.jsp

Yes, you may bring your own if you prefer. We will use a disposable barrier for training.

Some optional items are:

Bring something to write with, we can loan you a pen

A pocket mask to practice with, but not necessary

For ACLS you will need the latest ACLS student manual and a copy of your pre-test

To purchase a student manual call WorldPoint@ 1888-322-8350 or check your local bookstore.

Please try to remember our special drives for families and children in need. Non-perishable goods for our January thru July monthly food drive. We accept canned goods, pasta, rice, cereals, and other non-perishable good such as diapers, toothbrushes and other personal products. School supplies for the children Aug thru mid Oct and Oct – Dec an unwrapped toy for a child during the holidays. You may bring whatever you can at anytime we will not turn any of the items away.

Electronic cards will be provided for CPR and/or ACLS certification electronically once you pass and your payment has been processed or your company listed on our prepaid list. You will receive an email from the American Heart Association (eCards@heart.org) within 48 hours. Following the instruction in the email to claim your card. All First Aid Certificates of completion will also be sent via email within 48 hours of the course.

If your company sent you and is paying for the course, you will still receive your card electronically to your email address. Your company will receive a list with a link to verify your certificate. We do not recommend using a company or school email address.

You may request to attend at another date via email. If you paid for a course and did not attend within 60 days from your original registration date you will not be refunded.

Prior to electronic cards: If you did not pre-register and at the time you signed in on the roster for the course you were instructed to print your name clearly so we can read it. If we have a problem reading your handwriting we will try to reach you with the information on the rosters. If we cannot reach you, we will send you the card as we interpret the spelling. If the spelling is incorrect we will replace any CPR or ACLS card for a $5.00 fee to cover the cost of the 2nd card. To replace a First Aid card the American Heart charged $20 per a card. Please take the time to print your names so they can be read. Address labels can also be used in place of writing your name and address.

New Electronic cards you will be able starting in October 2017. If your card shows a typo call CPRBoston and ask us to change the spelling of your name at no cost. Your certificate will be available to you electronically until it expires 2 years from your course date.

Courses taken after Oct 2017 will be issues electronic cards (eCards).  The American Heart Association will send each student an email with the link to claim your certificate. This link will be available to you until your certificate expire 2 years from the date issued. PLEASE make sure when you sign in for the course that your email address is correct. You can view your eCard online through the AHA’s website, www.heart.org/cpr/mycards, at any time. Simply enter your first and last name and email address, or the eCard code found on your eCard.

All CPR and ACLS courses taken prior to Oct 2017: In order to receive a replacement, please send $5.00 per card (cash or money order). All First Aid card replacements will cost $20 per card per the AHA, payable to CPRBoston.org. Sorry no personal checks.

Send to: CPRBoston, PO Box 870110, Milton, Ma. 02187

***Please enclose your name, address, phone number and the date you attended the course.

We will send you your replacement card within three days of receiving your note.

You will need to send an email to Dennis@CPRBoston.org with the name on the credit card used, date and name of the person attending the course and reason for refund.

Please note we cannot process refunds older than 30 days.

CPRBoston does NOT have a grace period. Everyone should arrive at least 30 min’s prior to class starting to allow time to check-in. Once the course is full you will NOT be allowed to attend on that date.

Take the Red line to Ashmont Station. Exit left onto Dorchester Avenue. Walk four blocks and Carney Hospital is on the left.

If you’d like detailed directions to Carney Hospital, from your own starting point, go to http://www.stewardhealth.org/Carney/Patient-and-Visitor-Information/Directions and follow the instructions.

All our courses are in English however you may bring an interpreter/translator. We currently have the exam n Spanish for those that read Spanish.

Basic Life Support (BLS)  Provider Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) covers the following:

  1. Includes one and two person CPR skills for adult, child and infant
  2. Foreign body airway maneuver, for conscious and unconscious adult, child, and infant
  3. Barrier devices and bag/mask/valve use
  4. Orientation to Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

Heartsaver AED Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) covers the following:

  1. Includes one person CPR skills for adult, child and infant
  2. Foreign body airway maneuver, for conscious and unconscious adult, child, and infant
  3. Orientation to Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

CPR  The Basic Life Support (BLS) Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course covers adult, child and infant CPR, 2- person rescuer, bag-valve mask, barrier devices, choking and Automated External Defibrillation (AED). We also go over what to do if someone is having a stroke, heart attack, calling 911.

First Aid training includes 4 parts.

Part 1:First Aid Basics

Rescuer Duties, Victim and Rescuer Safety, Phoning for Help, Finding the Problem, and What to do After an Emergency.

Part 2: Medical Emergencies

Breathing Problems, Choking, Allergic Reactions, Heart Attacks, Fainting, Diabetes and Low Blood Sugar, Stroke, Seizures, and Shock.

Part 3: Injury Emergencies

Bleeding you can see, Wounds, Bleeding you can’t see, Head, Neck, and Spine Injuries, Broken Bones and Sprains, Burns and Electrical Injuries,

Part 4: Environmental Emergencies

Bites and Stings, Heat-Related Injuries,  Cold-Related Injuries, and Poison Emergencies.