NEW 2016 BLS Course

Classroom Learning and Updated to reflect 2015 Guidelines
NEW - Updated with 2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR & ECC.

100% classroom training means students are with an AHA instructor for their entire learning experience.

BLS - Instructor-Led Training
The BLS Instructor-led course 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 and team dynamics.

AHA Blended Learning courses combine the flexibility of online training with in person skills practice and testing.

NEW Blended Learning Option Coming Soon

BLS for Prehospital Providers

This is the first of its kind in the AHA’s lifesaving training portfolio, designed specifically to meet the needs of the EMS market.

BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1
Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course teaches the concepts of both single-rescuer and team basic life support.

HeartCode® BLS Part 1
This is a Web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings.

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Channing Bete Company

Laerdal Medical Corporation


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