All You Need to Know About Online CPR Certification
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All You Need to Know About Online CPR Certification

Learning Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is empowering because you will be in the best position to save someone in case of an accident. In the past, the sharing of this life-saving knowledge was restricted to brick-and-mortar institutions, but now it is very easy to gain this knowledge by attending an online CPR course. Some people are hesitant to accept online classes and below we’ll address some of their concerns.

Reasons for Online CPR

CPR is a skill everyone should have because it can save someone’s life in an emergency. Even getting elementary training can be the difference between life and death in an emergency. Most employment institutions will want their staff to have the skills with them, and it can be the sole reason for failing an interview. Why train online? It is a convenient option to get CPR training.

Online CPR is Better Equipped

Online CPR is slightly different from a physical CPR class, chiefly because in-person classes have dummies that you can operate on under supervision, while online classes don’t have them. However, the series of lessons that come with online CPR is easy to follow, and technology has reduced the challenges of remote education greatly. Furthermore, online instruction allows students to pause, rewind, revisit and cross-reference materials at their own pace, aiding in better comprehension and reduced stress in the learning environment.

Is it Difficult?

Learning CPR online is almost no different to learning it in a hands-on institution. Online learning is more convenient compared to a physical class because you learn at your own pace. You control the load of the course. In contrast, the in-person class will need you to learn at the pace of the tutor.

Is Online CPR Costly?

No. The online courses are not costly. In fact, if your aim is to refresh your knowledge, you don’t have to pay anything. You only pay after taking the exam and need the certifications to prove your knowledge. 

Affordable Life Saving Knowledge

Taking an online CPR course is a decision that comes into action when an emergency arises. It is relatively cheaper compared to taking lessons in a physical class because you are not paying a tutor or for the dummies – only the certificate.

Select a Course

American CPR Care Association offers a variety of Nationally Accepted certifications ranging from CPR/AED, First Aid, Bloodborne including courses for healthcare providers and combined courses covering several topics. 

Retake Tests

The final quiz can be taken as many times as needed to pass with a 75% or better, with no additional charge, but we truly believe that after reviewing our comprehensive course materials you will be prepared for both the quiz and real-life emergencies. Remember that all the true/false and multiple-choice questions are pulled from the course material, so you can re-review the curriculum if you don’t pass the first time.

Am I an Ideal Candidate for Online CPR Lessons

Accidents happen anywhere and nobody plans for them. Everyone needs to be certified in CPR in case of emergency, and online CPR lessons are ideal for everyone with a desire to learn. There are, however, still those who need it more than others, like people who work with children, those who serve in dangerous employment conditions, and anyone in charge of supervising people.

Get Certification

When you pass your tests and pay for the certification, you can easily access a printable certification. American CPR Care Association offers Nationally Accepted certification for CPR/AED, First Aid, Bloodborne and Healthcare Provider courses. A wallet certification card is included with all of our online courses. There is NO additional charge to download your wallet certification card. If you don’t pass the test the first time, you can retake the test multiple times until you pass.

Your Certificate

Once you pass the course quiz you can print a PDF copy of your wallet card instantly or purchase one to be mailed out. All courses are valid for 2 years except the Bloodborne Pathogens course, which is valid for 1 year (per OSHA guidelines).


Attending an online CPR course is a flexible and convenient way to educate yourself in this life-saving skill. Getting the certification can be a boost on your resume and most importantly, empower you to save someone’s life in case of an emergency.

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