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         Start the Heart, LLC  

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Please, if you are sick or have recently been exposed to ANY contagious illness, please, advise us at cpr@starttheheart.com and THANK YOU for NOT coming to class.

  

  • WHAT IS Classroom training - You complete the entire course in our classroom.     
                
  • WHAT IS Online Blended Learning - You complete the course via Online Blended Learning, then come to Start the Heart and complete your Skills test session in person. 

 

-  Select your course below -

 

 

*  CLASSROOM FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE   ~ NO EXCEPTIONS ~

CLASSROOM training is held at Start the Heart's Training Center.

The complete course is done in the classroom. NO online training involved.

Start the Heart, LLC  is located at 11269 Perry Highway - Wexford, PA  15090

     

    ***  ATTENTION HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS:  ***

    If the BLS - CLASSROOM course is FULL, and you need your Certification card quickly, take the BLS - ONLINE BLENDED LEARNING COURSE and come in for your SKILLS SESSION.  Receive your BLS eCard immediately.   

    See SKILLS TEST ONLY - BLS HEALTHCARE below. 

     

    THIS BLS COURSE IS FOR ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS:

    • NEW PROVIDER  or  RENEWAL
    • NURSING STUDENTS
    • UPMC EMPLOYEES
    • AHN EMPLOYEES

    *** BLS CLASSES ARE NON REFUNDABLE ***

    *** LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED INTO CLASS ***

     

    Brenda Frank #5649344 - APPROVED PA KEYS AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTOR.

    Scott Frank #6728368 - APPROVED PA KEYS AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTORS.

    This HSI (ASHI) Pedi First Aid / CPR / AED course is PA Keys recognized and approved.

    Note:

    If the classroom course is full, take the HSI Pediatric First Aid / CPR AED Online Blended Learning, then come in for your skills test. This is an option if you need to get your certification card sooner than later  

     

    IF YOU WORK FOR A CHILDCARE FACILITY - this is the class you want. 
    If you work in healthcare, in any capacity, this is NOT the class for you.

    Show you This course is excellent for new parents, grandparents, babysitters, adopting parents, foster parents, daycare workers, childcare workers, camp counselors, teachers, or anyone who works around children.

    • Adult / Child / Infant    CPR / AED / Care of choking & Pediatric First Aid. 
    • 2 Year Certification Card Issued with Digital Student Book on the same day

     

    SELECT / CLICK ON A DATE:

    IF YOU ARE IN HEALTHCARE, IN ANY CAPACITY, OR IN NURSING SCHOOL, THIS IS NOT THE COURSE FOR YOU. YOU NEED THE BLS - BASIC LIFE SUPPORT COURSE. 
     
     
     The ECSI CPR/AED course provides training in:
    • Adult / Child / Infant 
    • CPR / AED / Choking 
    • 2 yr. ECSI Completion Card provided

    This course is for most workplaces; corporations, businesses, offices, hotels, contractors, security, teachers, parents, lifeguards, camps, family members, fitness instructors, child care providers, babysitters, scouts. This CPR / AED course is empowering.

    To access your online manual, please follow the instructions included with the access code.

     

    SELECT / CLICK ON A DATE:

    IF YOU ARE IN HEALTHCARE, IN ANY CAPACITY, OR GOING TO NURSING SCHOOL, THIS IS NOT THE COURSE FOR YOU. YOU NEED THE BLS PROVIDER COURSE. 

    ECSI  First Aid / CPR & AED

          The ECSI - First Aid & CPR/AED course provides training in:
    • Adult / Child / Infant 
    • CPR / AED / Choking 
    First Aid, taken to a higher level! Experience the highest quality First Aid training available!
    Hands-on training using a detailed, full-body, life-like manikin; exhibiting 17 realistic injuries.
     
    Training like you've never had before!
    • Bleeding and Wounds
    • Shock
    • Burns
    • Head and Spinal Injuries
    • Chest and Abdominal Injuries
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Poisoning
    • Bites/Stings
    • Heat and Cold Emergencies
    • 2 yr. ECSI Completion Card provided.
                     
    IF YOU WORK IN A CHILDCARE FACILITY - you need the ASHI PEDIATRIC FIRST AID / CPR / AED CLASS. 
                
    This course is for most workplaces; corporations, businesses, offices, hotels, contractors, security, teachers, parents, lifeguards, camps, family members, fitness instructors, babysitters, scouts. 
     
    To access your online manual, please follow the instructions included with the access code.
     
    SELECT / CLICK ON A DATE:
     

    ONLINE BLENDED LEARNING COURSES AND SKILLS TEST SESSIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE 

     ~ NO EXCEPTIONS ~

    Part 1 is a convenient online course that covers the cognitive portion of the course.

    Parts 2 & 3  This is the Hands-on Practice / Skills Test with a Start the Heart instructor. 

     

     

      To purchase an AHA Online Blended Learning Course, click on the appropriate RED link below:

      Register separately for the appropriate SKILLS TEST ONLY (Scroll down)

       

      Heartcode ACLS    (Healthcare course)

      https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-acls

      Heartcode PALS    (Healthcare course)

      https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-pals

      Heartcode BLS      (Healthcare course)

       https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls

      Heartsaver CPR AED

       https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-cpr-aed-online

      Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED

       https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-first-aid-cpr-aed-online

      Heartsaver First Aid

       https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-first-aid-online

      Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

       https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartsaver-pediatric-first-aid-cpr-aed-online

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      For AHA Online Blended Learning course questions, please contact the AHA.

      Phone: 1-888-277-5463 Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Central Time

      Email: ShopCPR@email.ShopCPR.Heart.org

       

       

       

        Brenda Frank #5649344, and Scott Frank #6728368 are APPROVED PA KEYS AUTHORIZED INSTRUCTORS.

        This HSI (ASHI) Pedi First Aid / CPR / AED course is PA Keys recognized and approved.

        To purchase the HSI Pediatric CPR, AED and First Aid Online Course click here: https://online.hsi.com/child-cpr

        • Purchase the Course
        • Manuals are optional, and NOT necessary
        • Read the directions carefully
        • Complete the online course
        • Print the Completion Certificate
        • You MUST bring the Completion Certificate to your Skills test  
        • This is not a course for healthcare providers! 

        For HSI Online Course questions, please contact the HSI customer support team.

        By Phone: 888-410-1408 - 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET

        By Email: customerservice@hsi.com

         

        * Register separately for SKILLS TEST ONLY - ALL NON-HEALTHCARE

        (Scroll down the page)

          The Blended Online Course Package - CPR & AED for Adult / Child / Infant includes a Course Key to create your account and log on, access the Online Course & Activities, and the Skills Check with Start the Heart, LLC your Authorized ECSI Education Center.

          You must bring your Completion Acknowledgment Form with you to your Skills Check.

          The date you are selecting below is for your Skills Check.  Be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete the Online Course prior to your Skills Check.

          Once you have successfully completed your Skills Check, you will be issued an ECSI Completion Card, valid for 2 years.

           THIS IS NOT A COURSE FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS!!!

          The Blended Online Course Package - First Aid / CPR & AED includes a Course Key to create your account and log on, access the Online Course & Activities, and the Skills Check with Start the Heart, your Authorized ECSI Education Center.

          You must bring your Completion Acknowledgment Form with you to your Skills Check.

          The date you are selecting below is for your Skills Check.  Be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete the Online Course prior to your Skills Check.

          Once you have successfully completed your Skills Check, you will be issued an ECSI Completion Card, valid for 2 years.

          The Blended Online Course Package - First Aid includes a Course Key to create your account and log on, access the Online Course & Activities, and the Skills Check with Start the Heart, LLC your Authorized ECSI Education Center.

          You must bring your Completion Acknowledgment Form with you to your Skills Check.

          The date you are selecting below is for your Skills Check.  Be sure to allow yourself enough time to complete the Online Course prior to your Skills Check.

          Once you have successfully completed your Skills Check, you will be issued an ECSI Completion Card, valid for 2 years.

          This course is done completely online, no skills check required.  Print off completion certificate when finished with the online course.

          Meets current training requirements of OSHA.

          Designed for students and employees who are at risk for occupational exposure to blood and other potentially infectious materials.

          Includes information on tuberculosis and other airborne pathogens.

          SKILLS TEST ONLY -  

           

            *  To purchase any AHA HEARTCODE online course (ACLS, PALS, BLS) go here:

            https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode


            *  To purchase the ACLS Skills Test from us, select the date below that you wish to attend, complete the registration process, and submit. ACLS skills test fees are non-refundable.

             
            • Complete the AHA HEARTCODE ACLS online course
            • The Pre-course Self-Assessment is NOT the course
            • PRINT your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • Attend your ACLS Skills Test, BRING your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • BRING a copy of your CURRENT BLS CARD, it must be current to take ACLS
            • Your eCard will be provided following the Skills Test

             

            *  To purchase the AHA HEARTCODE BLS online course, go to the American Heart Association  here:

             https://shopcpr.heart.org/heartcode-bls

             
            *  To purchase the BLS Skills Test, select the date below that you wish to attend, complete the registration process, and submit.  BLS skills test fees are non-refundable.
             
                          It's this easy ...
            • Complete the AHA HEARTCODE BLS online course and PRINT your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • Attend your BLS Skills Test, BRING your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • Your eCard will be provided following the Skills Test
             
             
            *  To purchase any AHA HEARTCODE online course (ACLS, PALS, BLS) go here:

             

            *  To purchase the PALS Skills Test from us, select the date below that you wish to attend, complete the registration process, and submit. PALS skills test fees are non-refundable.

             

            • Complete the AHA HEARTCODE PALS online course 
              The free, precourse self assessment test is NOT the course. 
            • PRINT your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • Attend your PALS Skills Test, BRING your COMPLETION CERTIFICATE
            • BRING a copy of your CURRENT BLS CARD, it must be current to take PALS
            • Your eCard will be provided following the Skills Test

             

             

             

            This Practice / Skills Session registration is for Non-Healthcare courses by:

            • AHA
            • HSI (ASHI)
            • ECSI 

            Courses:

            • First Aid
            • CPR / AED
            • First Aid & CPR / AED
            • Pediatric First Aid  & CPR / AED
            Once you have successfully completed your Online Course, attend and complete the Skills Test Session, and receive your certification card.
             
             
            Select a Skills Test date below, and complete the registration process. You will receive an email confirmation.
            if you are in healthcare, in any capacity, this is not the correct skills test for you.

            PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL START THE HEART IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT:

            -  BEST -  BABYSITTER EDUCATION & SAFETY TRAINING 

            -  PET -  PET EMERGENCY TRAINING

            -  RE-SCHEDULING A CLASS

                 

                   724-622-7229

               CPR@StartTheHeart.com

              Pet Emergency Training  $50
               
              This is an excellent course for anyone who has the privilege of owning a dog or cat. 
              The course includes PET CPR and First Aid, providing you with the knowledge and skills needed to assist and aid your PET in many emergencies.
               
              Presented by Dr. Donna Schuring.
               
              Training is provided at our Wexford Training Center.
               
              Call for details -
              724-622-7229
                        or
                     Email 
               
              UPCOMING CLASS / WEXFORD TRAINING CENTER:

                S T O P !!  Please understand the following ...

                If you did NOT cancel your seat 24 hours prior to the class date and time via an email to CPR@starttheheart.com, you may NOT use this link to re-schedule.
                You must re-register for another class. 

                 

                BEFORE you click on PURCHASE THIS COURSE $15

                FIRST -  Select a new date and time that you would like to move your class to by simply looking at the class schedule again. Do NOT register again, just select the new date & time in your mind ... 

                THEN -  Complete this form. Be sure to include the old and new date & time.

                SUBMIT FORM -

                Start the Heart, LLC will confirm and get you re-scheduled, sending you another confirmation email.

                 

                Click on the RED link below-

                 

                 

                 

                 

                 

                Click on:  PURCHASE THIS COURSE - $20.00 

                Continue with Registration.  Please use a personal email vs a work or school email when requesting your replacement card.

                  

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                Teya   *****
                 
                Thank you so much for the high-level professionalism you provided in the BLS certification class today. I was so impressed with the way you organized it from the registration website to the cleanliness of the building, clear directives, and the excellent training and education you both provided. I particularly liked the balanced combination of live instruction, Q&A, video, and hands-on skills demonstration. Compliments to you both for having the current technology with the feedback mannequins - they are the best way to understand how effective one is doing compressions. This was the best BLS certification I've received in my 26-year nursing career! 
                 
                I will continue to recommend Start the Heart and I wish you both a very happy and healthy new year!
                P.S. I got my certification card via email, thank you. 
                Best regards -
                 

                 

                Jodi  * * * * * 
                 
                 Scott and Brenda are a great team that truly take their job in teaching about BLS and ACLS seriously as they know this could save many lives. They made sure to teach all the things we need to be aware of in case of a critical emergency for the test, gave us relevant details regarding resuscitation and COVID-19, and gave us additional information about keeping AED equipment in top functioning condition. there is a lot of specific information we must know and they take the time to reiterate information that we need to know both for the test and in practice. I really appreciated the precautions they took to help to prevent COVID transmission. You can see they truly take this seriously and want to keep everyone healthy and safe. They were professional, efficient, and fun, in my opinion, and I highly recommend them for healthcare professionals who need AHA BLS or ACLS training!
                 

                Brittany   * * * * * 

                I have nothing but great things to say about my experience with Start the Heart! I took a class a long time ago at their first location and absolutely loved it. It was so interactive and they spent a lot of time answering the class' questions and making sure we had a clear understanding of what we were doing. I came back a few years later and was again blown away by the experience. Their new location is twice as big, and their set up is just great! I recommend anyone serious about LEARNING and getting interactive with CPR, sign up at Start the Heart.

                Mary   * * * * *

                Scott and Brenda are absolutely fantastic at Start the Heart... They are funny, informative and passionate about CPR. The classes are very hands-on and they give feedback throughout the course in a constructive way so that you learn the proper techniques. I have been coming here to re-certify my BLS for the past few years and wouldn't think to go anywhere else. They offer classes on the weekends and never cancel regardless of the size of the class! Recommend them without any hesitation!

                Lindsey   * * * * *

                WOW! Took the BLS Provider class today and was simply blown away! I've been certified for nearly 15 years now and this was by far the most engaging and thorough class I've ever taken part in. The space itself is clean, organized, and inviting. Scott and Brenda co-teach a wonderful course with video instruction, class discussion, and hands-on experience. I will recommend them to anyone both in and out of the healthcare field. Thank you for what you do!

                Tiffany   * * * * *

                Highly recommend Start the Heart! Easy to schedule, quick availability of skills test session and knowledgeable instructors who give quality feedback. I have been taking BLS and ACLS for years and this is one of the best instruction / Skills test session experiences I have ever had. Thank you!

                 Rebecca   * * * * * 

                This was the best CPR training I have had in the last 20 years for my field of work. They work great together and make everything clear and hands-on. I highly recommend it! I have been to their training twice and look forward to going, not like past CPR training I have had other places. Great Place!

                Matt   * * * * *

                My office has used Start the Heart for two consecutive years to train our staff in CPR and First Aid readiness and we will use them again in the future. They were easy to communicate with, prompt to respond, and flexible to meet our scheduling and space limitations. On a personal note, I have been certified in CPR/First Aid for almost 20 years and this was definitely the best and most informative class I've taken! I highly recommend them.

                 David   * * * * * 

                We use Start the Heart annually and have no intentions of looking elsewhere for CPR / AED / First Aid services. Scott and Brenda are really on top of the subject matter and have answers to all of our employees' questions. We get positive feedback every year from our employees. They also helped us with purchasing products for our First Aid Kits and our AEDs. Highly recommend them for your training needs. You will not be disappointed. 

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                Disclaimer:

                The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

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