The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The BLS course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals.
CHANGE: AHA no longer offers an 'Initial' and 'Renewal' course. They are both the same course, effective 2015!
Audience: For healthcare providers such as EMS personnel, physician assistants, doctors, dentists, nurses, and respiratory therapists who must have a credential (card) documenting successful completion of a BLS course.
Course Length: One session, 4 hours
Contact Hours: none
Certification: Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a certification card valid for two years
Materials: Healthcare Provider BLS Student Manual (REQUIRED)
Please note: Fee does not include the cost of the manual.