American Heart Association (AHA) eLearning Basic Life Support

This Web-based, self-directed course uses case-based scenarios and interactive lessons to teach students the content of the Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course. A convenient alternative for BLS training, this online course allows students to train at their own pace and on their own schedule. This course is based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.

Basic Life Support (BLS) For Healthcare Providers Online Part 1

This Web-based eLearning course provides the cognitive portion (Part 1) of the Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course, and can be used for initial or renewal certification. Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association instructor, which they must pass to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Providers course card. PC and Mac® compatible. Please include an e-mail address when ordering. The access key and instructions on how to log in and register for the course will be e-mailed to you, usually within 1 business day.

 

Key Features and Benefits

This Web-based, self-directed course uses case-based scenarios and interactive lessons to teach students the content of the Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course. A convenient alternative for BLS training, this online course allows students to train at their own pace and on their own schedule. This course is based on the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC. 

This course may be used for initial or renewal certification, and includes information on:

  • single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in- hospital and out-of-hospital settings

  • emergency recognition

  • adult, child, and infant rescue techniques

  • high-quality CPR

  • AED use

  • relief of choking

Course features:

  • 5 interactive exercises, scenarios, and a written exam 

  • audio and video 

  • settings to turn on and off video autoplay

  • a "drag and drop" tool that reinforces steps and sequences 

  • a tool for taking and referencing notes

  • a progress bar at top of course screen and check-mark icons next to each exercise that indicate progress through the course 

  • navigation controls that allow user to move easily through content, including accordion-style content navigation for less scrolling 

  • screen and text-sized options to help meet diverse learning needs 

Downloadable content includes: 

  • BLS For Healthcare Providers Pocket Reference Card

  • adult/pediatric algorithms 

  • a summary of steps 

  • 1-2 rescuer adult BLS (with AED) skills testing sheet 

  • 1-2 rescuer infant BLS skills testing sheet 

Includes online access to the Basic Life Support (BLS) For Healthcare Providers Student Manual, and access to all information in the online course for 24 months following activation of the course key.

Course participants who successfully complete Part 1 (including the written exam) receive access to a printable certificate granting them entrance to a skills practice session (Part 2) and skills test (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association Instructor, which they must pass to qualify for a Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers course card. Parts 2 and 3 should be completed in one skills practice and testing session.

 

Dimensions and Specifications

PC and Mac® compatible

Additional Supplies Needed for Operation

Computer with Internet access 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long can students access the information in this online course?
A: Once a student activates his or her course key, the student can access the course information for 24 months.

 

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HealthForce Training Center provides high quality training and the latest American Heart Association programs customized for health and non-health care providers. Our mission is to provide a fun and stress free learning experience that can equip individuals with the knowledge and skills to be confident with their medical care and emergency situations.

AHA Disclaimer: The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA materials, do not represent income to the Association.

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