BLS Courses

The American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course may be utilized by certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals. There are three options for completing the course:

  1. BLS instructor-led training 4-hour course
    • The BLS instructor-led course 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.
    • Course is recommended for initial certifications and also available to renewals.

      Registration:
      Basic Life Support (BLS) – Traditional Course
       

    Please note once you select a Heartcode course track you must complete as shown below. There is no option to switch.
     

  2. Heartcode BLS online skills session with an instructor*
    • You will complete the online course followed by a hands-on skills session. Hands-on sessions must be completed with an instructor.

      Registration:
      Basic Life Support (BLS) – Heartcode Blended Learning
      Hands-on CPR Skills Assessment
       

    *Please note: Once you make your course selection you are unable to switch. Example, if you select Heartcode Complete BLS, you must complete your skills with the Voice Assisted Manikins and when you select Heartcode BLS Online, you must complete your skills with an instructor.
     

  3. Heartcode complete BLS skills session with voice-assisted Manikin**
    • Students will complete the online course and then complete their skills with the Voice Assisted Manikins (VAM’s) — no appointment necessary. Directions to the stations included in the registration email.

      Registration:
      Basic Life Support (BLS) – Heartcode Blended Learning
       

    **Please note: Once you make your course selection you are unable to switch. Example, if you select Heartcode Complete BLS, you must complete your skills with the Voice Assisted Manikins and when you select Heartcode BLS Online, you must complete your skills with an instructor.