BLS Certification Classes

BLS CERTIFICATION: BASIC LIFE SUPPORT

 American Heart Association BLS Provider Certification
Audience
  • Ideal class for Healthcare Professionals and First Responders. Recommended for MDs, RNs, EMTs, Dentists, Pharmacists, and all Medical Personnel. For new students or those who need to renew their certification.
Class Description

American Heart Association BLS Provider is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

The BLS Provider class teaches students to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • Describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant, child and adult
  • Describe the importance of early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of an AED
  • Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device
  • Describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation
  • Perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an infant, child and adult
Duration
  • Approx. 3.5 to 4 hours
Certification Issued
  • 2 year American Heart Association BLS Provider certificate
Course Fee
  • $59
Manual
  • BLS Provider Manual is required for the class. Participants may bring their own manual, purchase an ebook online for $13.50 or purchase the manual at class for $20.
Class Schedules & Registration
Classes Date Day Time Location
Register BLS - American Heart December 20, 2018 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart December 22, 2018 Saturday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Register BLS - American Heart December 28, 2018 Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 3, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 4, 2019 Friday 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 6, 2019 Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 8, 2019 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 10, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 15, 2019 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 24, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 27, 2019 Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 31, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
 American Heart Association BLS Certification – Renewal Course
Audience
  • Healthcare Professionals that have a current American Heart Association BLS certificate that is not expired. If your certification is already expired please sign up for the Intial BLS class.
Class Description

The BLS Renewal class will review the following course content and skills:

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway (introduction)
Duration
  • BLS Provider Course takes approximately 3.5 to 4 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing
Certification Issued
  • 2 year American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certificate
Course Fee
  • $59
Manual
  • BLS Provider Manual is required for the class. Participants may bring their own manual, purchase an ebook online for $13.50 or purchase the manual at class for $20.
Class Schedules & Registration
Classes Date Day Time Location
Register BLS - American Heart December 20, 2018 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart December 22, 2018 Saturday 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Register BLS - American Heart December 28, 2018 Friday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 3, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 4, 2019 Friday 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 6, 2019 Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 8, 2019 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 10, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 15, 2019 Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 24, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Register BLS - American Heart January 27, 2019 Sunday 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Register BLS - American Heart January 31, 2019 Thursday 8:00 am - 11:30 am