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CPR and AED training in Minnesota and western Wisconsin

  • For more information about CPR and AED training, call 651-241-4470 or email

    Classes for businesses, communities and organizations

    As part of Allina Health, Heart Safe Communities offers many options for CPR and AED training.

    expand to learn moreBystander Hands Only CPR (non-certification)

    expand to learn moreFriends & Family CPR Anytime kits

    expand to learn moreHeartSaver CPR and AED certification

    expand to learn moreTrain-the-trainer classes for CPR Anytime kits (non-certification)

  • All class options are accepted and approved under the Minnesota Good Samaritan Law ( Minnesota State Statute 604A.01, subdivision 2).

    No Fear CPR: Take Action, Save Lives


    As of the 2014 school year, the CPR in schools law ( 120B.236) went into effect. This law requires that all Minnesota students between 7th and 12th grade receive CPR and AED training at least once before they graduate. Training can occur in as little as 30 minutes with compression-only CPR or include a full certification class. Compression-only CPR can be taught by anyone including local firefighters, police officers or Heart Safe Community group volunteers.

    Allina Health Heart Safe is committed to assist schools with fulfilling this law by:

    • loaning out equipment
    • helping set up trainings (large group or classroom)
    • sharing free curriculums
    • linking schools with local community partners

    Additional resources: 

    High School CPR Curriculum Training Kit

  • This fast-paced, 20-minute program explains what sudden cardiac arrest is and how spending just a few minutes learning CPR and how to use an AED can make anyone into a life-saver.

    "No Fear CPR: Take Action, Save Lives" originally aired on Twin Cities Public Television. TPT produced the program with support from Allina Health Emergency Medical Services, Heart Safe Communities and the Mercy & Unity Hospitals Foundation.