Get Your Wisconsin CPR/AED, First Aid and BLS Certification Online

CPR /AED Certification

Offer Expires:
Course Details
For the Community & Workplace
CPR (Adult / Child / Infant)
Recovery Position
View Course


Offer Expires:
Course Details
For Lay Responders
Includes CPR (Adult/ Child and Infant) Training
Includes First Aid (Bleeding,Shock,Poisoning)
Universal Precautions
Updated 2020 Guidelines
View Course


Offer Expires:
Course Details
For Lay Responders
Includes Bleeding, Shock, Poisoning Other
Universal Precautions
Proper PPE Usage
Latest 2020 Updates
View Course

We offer CPR certification courses accessible to all Wisconsin residents, including those in Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Madison. CPR and First Aid training make it easy to gain the lifesaving skills needed to respond to a wide range of medical emergency situations like cardiac arrest, heart attack, and first aid emergencies. Thousands of institutions and organizations accept our online training certification worldwide. As a result, we are trusted by hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals and public safety professionals all over the United States and worldwide for their employment requirements.

Online CPR Certification in Wisconsin

Our Online CPR classes take only a few short hours to complete but can help you save a life when every second counts. We follow the latest American Heart Association & Emergency Cardiovascular Care/ILCOR guidelines on our CPR training. We are also OSHA Standard-compliant to ensure that you get a quality education. From receiving your training material, studying the curriculum, and taking the certification exam, you can count on us. In addition, our CPR certification cards are nationally accepted, and the certification process is simple. You can instantly print your digital completion card from your printer after the successful completion of our online training.

What is CPR?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a lifesaving technique used in cardiac emergencies. Cardiac arrest happens if the heart unexpectedly stops beating. Without a heartbeat, the heart cannot pump oxygen-containing blood to the body's major organs like the brain and liver. As a result, severe brain damage occurs within four minutes without an oxygen supply, and death occurs within ten minutes. CPR manually pumps oxygenated blood to the organs when cardiovascular complications prevent the heart from doing so on its own.

What is the correct way to perform CPR?

A healthcare provider, rescuers, and CPR certified bystanders must perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation as soon as possible after a cardiac arrest victim collapses to give them the best chance of survival. To begin, rescuers should check the victim for responsiveness and determine if they have a pulse. If there is no pulse, they should call 911 and immediately begin CPR. The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends that rescuers use the following guidelines when performing CPR:

1. Rescuers should place their hands on top of one another, keep the arms straight, and position their body directly above the victim’s chest.
2. Pump the victim’s chest to perform rapid compressions at a rate of 2 compressions per second. Ensure that each compression presses a minimum depth of 2 inches into the chest.
3. Continue to perform compressions until emergency support arrives. Do not stop compressions until emergency personnel can take over. Do not take breaks for more than a few seconds at a time, no longer than 10 seconds.
4. Hands-only CPR or Compressions-only CPR is the most basic technique recommended for rescuers who are not CPR certified. It is the simplest method to perform while receiving phone instructions from a 911 operator. If a rescuer is CPR certified, it is recommended that they perform rescue breathing in cases where the victim is not breathing on their own.
5. Rescuers must clear the airway by tilting the head back and lifting the chin to perform rescue breathing. Placing their mouth on top of the victim’s mouth, rescuers will deliver one rescue breath, looking to see if the victim’s chest rises. If it does rise, the rescuer may return to performing chest compressions once they confirm that the victim’s breath has returned. If the chest does not rise, give the second breath, then resume chest compressions. Use a 30:2 ratio of compressions to breaths until emergency medical support arrives and can take over.

What are the guidelines for performing CPR at different ages?

The adult and adolescent CPR guidelines described above differ slightly from child CPR and CPR for infants. For smaller children, rescuers may only need to use one hand for chest compressions, which should press down only 1/3 of the total depth of the chest. In infants, only several fingers may be required to perform compressions. Rescuers should use the appropriate force when dealing with victims of varying ages and sizes for compressions and rescue breathing.

What is the procedure for treating electroshock?

Electrocution can range from mild to severe. To treat an electroshock victim, rescuers should call 911 and check for signs that the victim requires CPR. When possible, rescuers should turn off the power source that caused the shock and ensure that the victim is free from any electrical currents before touching them, so they don't receive electroshock themselves. Raising the victim's legs above their heart will increase the blood pressure to prevent fainting.

Wisconsin CPR Data

  • Wisconsin ranks 24th out of 50 states for cardiovascular deaths in one year.
  • Annually, there are 237 cardiovascular deaths for every 100,000 people in Wisconsin.
  • Over 350,000 out of hospital cardiac arrests happen across the US every year.
  • Cardiac arrest is a top cause of death in America.
  • Only 46% of Americans who died from cardiovascular complications had received CPR before emergency medical support arrived.
  • In Wisconsin, men are 49% more likely to die from cardiovascular complications than women are.

5 Reasons Why American Training Association for CPR are the leaders in CPR/AED/First Aid Certification in Wisconsin:

  • Our online only CPR certification is nationally accepted and is valid in any state.
  • Our training courses give participants CPR and first aid credentials for two years. An official card will be mailed to participants after successful completion of the course, and there is a printable CPR card available immediately.
  • Our materials follow the latest guidelines from the American Red Cross CPR, American Heart Association, Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC), and the International Committee Responsible for Coordination of all aspects of Cardiopulmonary and Cerebral Resuscitation (ILCOR), and is Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant.
  • Our interactive learning modules and training sessions make our CPR classes easy for participants to work through on their own.
  • We are proud to offer a 100% money-back guarantee on all our courses to ensure that participants are completely satisfied with the instruction they receive.

Obtain CPR and First Aid Certification Today

American Training Association for CPR's online courses makes it easier than ever for participants to begin immediately and complete their CPR training and certification in Wisconsin. Participants will learn the proper techniques of CPR, use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Basic Life Support skills. Earn CPR certification by registering for our online CPR & first aid training classes that teach individuals the skills they need to save lives and provide emergency care when needed. We also offer online CPR renewal for healthcare providers and workplace employees. The online coursework is based on the latest guidelines of the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association. Visit to begin an AHA-approved certification course today.


The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

A rich text element can be used with static or dynamic content. For static content, just drop it into any page and begin editing. For dynamic content, add a rich text field to any collection and then connect a rich text element to that field in the settings panel. Voila!

Headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, figures, images, and figure captions can all be styled after a class is added to the rich text element using the "When inside of" nested selector system.


Browse through our frequently asked questions to learn more about our courses. Our support team is always standing by for further assistance and questions
Q. What skills will I learn in a first aid class?

Free online first aid classes are an excellent resource for learning the basics of treating injuries in emergencies. Some of the procedures that classes will cover include the treatment of bone fractures, wounds, eye injuries, burns, poisoning, choking, head injuries, and seizures. Participants should remember that free first aid or CPR classes tend to be informational only and will not provide formal certification upon completion. To obtain official first aid and CRP certification, they must complete a proper course and pass a CPR and first aid exam.

Q. Where are BLS, CPR, and first aid courses available near me?

Basic life support (BLS), CPR & first aid training are offered in various training center across Wisconsin and in numerous training center in municipalities like Kenosha and Eau Claire. In addition, individuals can take in-person skills session through community centers, hospitals, swimming pools, and community health organizations. Online CPR class sessions or computer-based training are cost-effective training programs available in Wisconsin. It is ideal for busy professionals who find it challenging to attend in-person skills session.

You should note that free CPR classes are informative but do not offer certification upon completion. First aid and CPR certification courses are available online for a small fee and will cover core skills, as well as more specialized procedures like pediatric CPR or CPR for the professional rescuer.

Q. Why are CPR and first aid certifications necessary?

Being CPR and first aid certified shows that an individual can understand and adhere to standard procedures. Free training may teach techniques from various disciplines, but a CPR or first aid certification from the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, or any other reputable health organization ensures that procedures learned are consistent with all the most recent guidelines for emergency treatment and care. Recertification demonstrates that an individual's knowledge is up to date and can provide emergency care with skill and confidence.

Q. Where can I find CPR and first aid renewals near me?

Individuals can complete CPR and first aid renewal courses in-person through community health organizations across Wisconsin, or they can choose to take refresher courses and complete their renewals quickly through online training. Individuals should prioritize renewing their membership within the specified date on their CPR certification card.

Compare & Start Now
Test your knowledge by taking a Practice Test