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Classes on this page are for healthcare provider CPR, not citizen level. For citizen CPR/AED & First Aid please go here.

BLS Provider & Renewal (Healthcare Provider Adult & Pediatric CPR) Brief

Fee $75 per person

  • The Provider course is for those that don't have a current BLS card, or prefer to take the full course

  • The Renewal course is for those that do have a current BLS card

  • For detailed info, scroll down this page to the "BLS Provider Course Descriptions"

BLS Classroom Provider & Renewal Course Requirements


  • Participants need to bring their copy of the current BLS Provider Manual

  • Renewal -- Attendees must have a copy of their unexpired AHA BLS card 

Heartcode Skills Session for BLS Online Brief

Fee $47.50 per person

  • This course combines online self-study by completing the AHA didactic & simulations online, followed by a skills session with an AHA instructor

  • Can be taken by professionals with or without a current ACLS card

  • For detailed info, scroll down this page to the "BLS Provider Course Descriptions"


Heartcode BLS Online Requirements

  • Obtain access key(s) from AHA’s online store

  • Online part must be completed prior to scheduled class, includes written exam

  • Certificate of completion for online part required to attend skills checkoff, must submit prior to skills session

  • Attend live skills session with a BLS instructor

  • Review and practice as needed

  • Two skill tests

  • Adult 1- and 2-rescuer CPR and AED

  • Infant 1- and 2-rescuer CPR



The AHA’s BLS Provider Course reflects science and education from the 2020 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC. It 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 & team dynamics.

In the INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSE, students participate in classroom simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam. 


  • Full BLS Provider Course takes approximately 4.5 hours to complete, including written exam, skills practice and skills testing

  • BLS Renewal Course takes approximately 2.5-3 hours to complete, including written exam, skills practice and testing 


  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants

  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components

  • Use of an AED

  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device

  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR

  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants


Students will learn single-rescuer and team basic life support for adults, children and infants through online interactive exercises, scenarios and a written test. Navigation controls allow students to move easily through content as they learn how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED. Course also teaches relief of choking. The required BLS Provider Manual is included as an eBook.

  • Course Format: Blended Learning

  • The online portion of HeartCode BLS can be completed in approximately 1 to 2 hours. Time to complete the hands-on session varies from ~2 hours.

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