American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Course

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About the Course

This course covers key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Critical concepts in high-quality CPR.

  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants
  • 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants
  • Differences among adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adults, children and infants
  • Rescue breathing for adults, children and infants
  • Relief of choking for adults, children and infants
  • CPR with an advanced airway
Primary Audience

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, or have a “Duty to Act”, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Who Should Take this Course
  • Doctor
  • Nurse
  • Dental (if Conscious Sedation or General Anesthesia is performed in office)
  • EMT/Paramedic
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Lifeguard
What skills are tested during the skills testing session?

During skills testing, students must successfully demonstrate competency performing the following skills:

  • 1-Rescuer Adult BLS (includes CPR w/pocket mask and use of AED)
  • 1- and 2-Rescuer Infant BLS (includes CPR w/pocket mask and use of a bag-mask device)
Does successful completion of the BLS Provider Course result in receipt of an AHA course completion card? If so, what card?

Yes, upon successful completion you will receive an AHA BLS Provider Course Completion card, issued by LifeForceUSA, Inc. an American Heart Association approved Training Center. This card is valid for two years.