BLS Provider is a comprehensive course designed to fulfill the certification needs of a wide variety of first responders and professional rescuers, including doctors, nurses, technicians, EMTs, CNAs, lifeguards, police and others. Topics include: CPR techniques for patients age newborn through adult; AED use for patients of all ages; two rescuer CPR/AED use; rescue breathing with pocket mask and BVM system, with and without advanced airway; and choking relief for all ages. (This course may also be taken by members of the general public.) Upon successful course completion, with a passing score on the written exam, students receive an AHA certification card valid for two years.
AHA suggests all students have a book in hand during class and afterwards for review. To purchase your BLS Provider eBook before class, please use the link below AHA has an electronic copy (ebook) or hard copy manual available.
To purchase ebook/hard copy manual:
Click the title “BLS Provider ebook” or “BLS Provider Manual” or right click, to copy & paste the URL into your browser
BLS Provider ebook
BLS Provider Manual (hard copy)
What is a full class?
A full class is a approximately 3 hours of comprehensive learning, hands-on interactive demonstrations and assessments.
What is a Renewal/Refresher?
A renewal/refresher is a approximately 2 hours of comprehensive learning, hands-on interactive demonstrations and assessments.
What is Blended Learning?
Blended is a online comprehensive learning, interactive and assessment training, plus an in-person review/assessment . The online portion can take up to 3 hours to complete . Learners will then complete the assessment. If the online portion is not completed with the same instructor, the learner will need to submit proof of completing the online portion (certificate of completion) before the assessment begins.
If necessary, students may reschedule at no charge, a minimum of 48 business hours prior to class. Reschedules without 48 business hours notice will be charged $20.00. All refunds will be charged a 15% or $10 processing fee (whichever is greater), plus $20 if the cancellation is not requested 48 hours prior to class.