American Heart Association
BLS Provider Online/Blended option
Course Format: The American Heart Association (AHA) offers a blended option for the BLS Provider Course. The BLS Provider Blended learning course (half online / half in class) has three parts. This course format can be used for original or renewal students.
Part 1 is called "Heartcode BLS", which is completed online by the student and covers the lecture and written test part of the course. It must be completed online by the student at https://www.onlineaha.org. You will need to purchase the online part of the course. You can purchase the online part of the course below.
Parts 2 & 3 (Practice and Skills Test) must be completed at a physical location with an AHA instructor in a traditional classroom setting.
HOW IT WORKS:
- Complete Part 1, called "Heartcode BLS" (the lecture and written test) online at https://www.onlineaha.org. You can purchase part 1 below. If you do purchase the online part 1 below, we will send you an email with a code that you must enter on the AHA website to gain access to the course.
- Complete Part 2 & 3. Report to the skills session you registered for to complete your certification at one of our classroom locations. **You must PRINT and bring the online certification from part 1 to the skills session*
To view the American Heart Association instructions and tips on blended learning, click here.
If you do not wish to take this blended option, you can register for the traditional classroom format under the course named "BLS Provider."
General Course information: This course is for Healthcare Professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. This course covers Adult and pediatric CPR, Two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask, Foreign-body airway obstruction, Automated external defibrillation, Special resuscitation situations and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.
Students Receive: An AHA digital BLS Provider Manual and an American Heart Association course completion card (valid for 2 years).
Audience: Individuals (in school or after school) such as EMTs, PAs, Nurses, Dentists, Physicians, Hematologists, Pharmacists, Lifeguards, Paramedics, PTs, OTs, and other allied healthcare providers are likely required to be certified in BLS.
Price: $80 for online course & skills session / $50 for skills session only.