BLS for Healthcare Provider
This course is designed for those in health care fields that require an American Heart Association certification card.
This course is available in a full course
or skills check-off format
BLS Classroom Course (Full)
This format is intended for individuals who do not have an AHA BLS certification, have expired, or are learners that need a visual and tactile environment for learning.
You will learn and practice CPR for adults, children, and infants on individual manikins using a face mask and ambu bag for airway management. You will learn and practice with an AED (Automated External Defibrillator). You will learn how to relieve choking due to a foreign-body obstruction.
BLS Course manual
The current AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider Student Manual is required for this class.
A passing score on the written test and demonstration of the course material via a skills check is required to obtain a certification card. Register for BLS Classroom
BLS Skills Check-Off
This format is intended for individuals who have a current AHA BLS certification and have completed the online test Part 1.
AHA’s BLS Online Portion: Walk-Through Tutorial:
Part 2 and 3 are skills in a team environment based on pre hospital or in hospital scenarios.
Both formats are taught by an American Heart Association (AHA) certified instructor and follow the AHA guidelines for the course.
Either Format can be organized at your location or ours for any size group of four or more. Open enrollment classes are available for individuals by searching our classes.
Upon completion, passing students receive an American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers certification.
Register for BLS Skills Check-Off
Find your answer here:
AHA released the new BLS (2015 guidelines)
in February of 2016. The new card now states “BLS” instead of “BLS for HealthCare Providers”. The AHA issued a statements that says, “The new BLS Course replaces the BLS for Healthcare Providers (BLS HCP) and BLS for Prehospital Providers (BLS PHP) courses”. New AHA BLS Provider Card Release Document
A: CPR is a part of BLS. BLS is an acronym for Basic Life Support which includes CPR and the skills of CPR
A: Basic life support certification is good for2 years.
A: BLS expires every 2 years
A: No it does not, but you can take First Aid as a separate class
A: You can get the Part 1 of the BLS certification online, but then practice and skills are required to receive the AHA certification and card
A: You can renew part 1 of the BLS certification online, but then the practice and skills are required to receive the AHA certification and card