AHALogo_full_red_blk@2xGVFRS offers American Heart Association CPR classes for the general public as a community service (Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED).  All classes are offered free of charge and everyone is welcome to attend either course. Unless otherwise noted, all classes are held at Station 1 (6595 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061).For more information on CPR training, contact  cpr@gvfrs.org. Descriptions of the American Heart Association classes are provided below.

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To sign-up for a CPR class, click the link above.


Heartsaver  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.  This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

Course Content
  • Key changes reflecting the new science from the   2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care 
  • Adult, Child and Infant CPR and AED use
  • Environmental emergencies
  • First aid basics
  • Injury emergencies
  • Medical emergencies


For information on the BLS for Healthcare Providers course visit the American Heart Association website by clicking this link <click here>.