After successfully completing the BLS Course, students should be able to:
Students now have the option to complete the class online or in a classroom setting.
The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.
BLS certifications are now sent to your email at the end of class and are valid for 2 years. You can view, print or share your certification anytime from your private account.
In this case, the acronym BLS means Basic Life Support.
Basically, you must attend a BLS classroom training course or an online blended course.
Yes. First, you must successfully complete the American Heart Association Heartcode BLS online portion. Then, you must attend a skills session with an American Heart Association instructor.
Typically, a BLS certification class does not cover first aid training. Therefore, you would need to complete the first aid training separately.
You will receive your BLS certification once you complete the skills session or classroom training.
Because BLS skills can be easily forgotten, you must renew your BLS Certification every 2 years.