Registration Steps for CPR/AED Certifications

Learn How to Save a Life through CPR Certification

The Healthy Heart Collaborative offers numerous training opportunities to learn about saving lives through CPR and AED. For more information or if you have questions, please contact Mary Sheryl Horine at horinems@appstate.edu or Heidi Tait at taithr@appstate.edu.

This opportunity is available to any department, individual, or organization within Appalachian State University as space permits.


Registration Steps

Part I: eLearning Course (required)

Instructions for both individuals and groups:

  1. Complete the American Heart Association CPR Certification form.
    1. CPR Certification for Individuals form
    2. CPR Certification for Groups form
  2. Each individual will receive instructions via email within 7 days for accessing American Heart Association eLearning course.
  3. Complete eLearning course (takes approximately 2 hours). Save or print Certificate of CPR eLearning Course Completion.

Part II: Skills Check (required)

Instructions for individuals:

  1. Complete the Skills Check request form to choose a Skills Check Session date and time for your selected eLearning course.
  2. Attend your scheduled Skills Check Session (takes approximately 90 minutes). NOTE: You must show your Certificate of CPR eLearning Course Completion to gain entry to your Skills Check Session.
  3. Pass your Skills Check Session – Receive your full American Heart Association Completion card - Congratulations on your Certification!

Instructions for groups:

  1. Select one of two options:
    1. You may schedule a group skills check by contacting Mary Sheryl Horine at horinems@appstate.edu to identify a time/day for your group's skills check.
    2. Individual group members may complete the Skills Check Form on their own to accomodate their own schedules.
  2. Group or individual will attend scheduled Skills Check Session (takes approximately 90 minutes). NOTE: Individual must show Certificate of CPR eLearning Course Completion to gain entry to Skills Check Session.
  3. Pass the Skills Check Session - Receive the full American Heart Association Completion card - Congratulations on the Certification!

Skills Check Session Schedules

Limited spots are available for each session and is based on instructor availability.

Registration and Certificate of CPR eLearning Course Completion are required -- see registration steps for more details. Drop-ins will not be accepted. Sign ups close the week prior to the skills check date.

Skills Check request form

Fall 2024 Dates

Heartcode Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • June 17, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Aug 19, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 16, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Oct. 21, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Nov. 18, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Dec. 16, 2024, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED certification

  • June 21, 2024, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 23, 2024, 2:00-4:00p.m.
  • Sept. 20, 2024, 2:00-4:00p.m.
  • Oct. 18, 2024, 2:00-4:00p.m.
  • Nov. 22, 2024, 2:00-4:00p.m.
  • Dec. 20, 2024, 2:00-4:00p.m.