BLS Provider: Instructor-Led Training (Replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers) Note: This is an "All classroom course". Does not include online course completion.
The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.
The BLS (Instructor Led) Course is approximately 4 1/2 hours long including all required lessons, if taught using the recommended Instructor-to-student ratio of 1 Instructor to 6 students.
In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios an learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.
• Updated science and education from the new 2015 AHA
Guidelines Update for CPR & ECC
• Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills
• Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team
dynamics classroom activity
• Video-based course with real world scenarios
BLS Provider Renewal: Instructor-Led Training (Replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers Renewal) Note: This is an "All classroom course". Does not include online course completion. This course requires completion of the BLS course previously.
The AHA has added a BLS Renewal Course option for BLS providers to complete BLS training and receive a BLS Provider course completion card. The BLS Renewal Course is a video-based, ILT course that features accelerated content. It is designed specifically for providers with a BLS Provider course completion card and allows for time efficiency while teaching both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills in both in-facility and pre-hospital settings.
BLS Skills Only
BLS Skills Only class if for persons that have completed the American Heart Association (AHA) coursee "HeartCode BLS" This course is intended for providers who have successfully completed the online portion of BLS training (HeartCode BLS I). Direct assessment of a student’s performance of BLS skills. The BLS Skills Class is approximately 2 hours. Note: Students must have completed AHA online class prior to practice and skills testing. Cost of the AHA online course does NOT include the cost of this skills class!
BLS Skills "Accelerated"
Skills "accelerated" class is for persons that have completed the
American Heart Association (AHA) course "HeartCode BLS online" and
is only intended for providers who are experienced in the skills of
basic life support, are renewing their AHA BLS course completion card,
and have successfully completed the online portion of AHA BLS HeartCode
online course. Use of a feedback device or manikin is required for the
accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Course to ensure high-quality CPR
with the direct assessment of a student’s performance of skills. The Accelerated BLS Skills Class is approximately 1 hour.
Note: Students must have completed AHA online BLS class (HearCode BLS I) prior to practice and skills testing. Cost of the AHA BLS online course does NOT include the cost of this skills class!