BLS CLASSES

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Professionals is the recommended BLS class for MDs, RNs, EMTs, Dentists, Pharmacists, and all medical personnel. BLS certification meets the CPR requirements for EMT, nursing and medical students.

BLS certification teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills. It trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.

We offer several BLS certification program options including American Heart Association and American Red Cross. To register for a class click on the option below that best meets your needs.

BLS Certification – American Heart Association

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BLS Certification - American Heart Association

This American Heart Association BLS certification class is Instructor-led and teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.

Duration: This class is approximately 3.0-3.5 hours.

Certification: 2 year American Heart Association BLS certificate (issued same day)

Manual: BLS Provider Manual is required for the class. Participants may bring their own manual, or purchase an ebook online for $14.50.

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Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

BLS Renewal - American Heart Association

The American Heart Association BLS Renewal course is for currently certified AHA BLS Providers needing to renew their BLS certification. Those without a current AHA BLS certificate may not participate in the renewal.

Duration: This class is approximately 2.5-3.0 hours.

Certification: 2 year American Heart Association BLS certificate (issued same day)

Manual: BLS Provider Manual is required for the class. Participants may bring their own manual, or purchase an ebook online for $14.50.

Class Schedule & Registration

Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

BLS Skills Check - American Heart Association

American Heart Association HeartCode BLS is a blended learning course that combines eLearning (online course) followed by a hands-on skill session with an instructor.

This class has 2 parts:
Part 1 – A self-paced series of online training modules (30 minutes – 2 hours)
Part 2 – Skills practice & test session at our facility (up to 60 minutes)

Certification: 2 year American Heart Association BLS certificate (issued same day as your skills check)

Required Online Course: Prior to the skills check session, you MUST complete the online course thru the AHA eLearning website for $28.50 (payable to the AHA when you sign up for the online course). You will be required to show proof of completion (on your phone or printed) when you come to class. Those who have not completed the online course will not be able to continue in the class – NO EXCEPTIONS.

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Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

BLS Certification – American Red Cross

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BLS Certification - American Red Cross

American Red Cross BLS certification class is designed to train Healthcare Providers to respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies for adult, child, and infant victims with a focus on team-based response, BLS builds the key critical thinking, problem solving, and team dynamic skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes.

Duration: This class is approximately 2 hours.

Certification: 2 year American Red Cross BLS certificate (issued same day)

Online Pre-course: This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The 2 hour online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion.

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BLS Review - American Red Cross

The American Red Cross BLS review class is designed to give individuals the opportunity to review the course content within a formal class setting. The format optimizes a participant’s ability to successfully compete the knowledge and skill evaluation. To be eligible to participate in a review course, the participant must possess a current healthcare provider-level American Red Cross certificate (or equivalent). Those without a current BLS certificate may not participate in the review course option.

Duration: up to 2 hours

Certification: 2 year American Red Cross BLS certificate (issued same day)

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BLS Challenge - American Red Cross

The purpose of the American Red Cross BLS challenge is to give individuals the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skill competency outside a formal class setting. Participants have sole responsibility to prepare for the knowledge and skill evaluations and the final written exam. Anyone is eligible to participate in a challenge, regardless of current certification.

Duration: The challenge takes about 30-40 minutes

Certification: 2 year American Red Cross BLS certificate (issued same day)

Manual: No manual is required.

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