Basic Life Support (BLS)

CPR and AED (Adult/Infant/Child) for Healthcare Providers


Advanced level of CPR training for individuals who have a job-related "duty to respond" to emergencies. The 4-hour course includes an overview of body systems and medical/legal issues. Participants learn how to recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, children, and infants, with special emphasis on two-rescuer CPR use of the resuscitation mask, bag-valve-mask and Automated External Defibrillator. Techniques for minimizing the risk of disease transmission and for special resuscitation situations are included. This course is especially recommended for medical professionals, lifeguards, aerobics/fitness/sports instructors and public and private safety/security employees. This in classroom-based course,  American Heart Association certificate is valid for 2 year. A written and practical test must be completed.Healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.


Basic Life Support (BLS)

CPR and AED (Adult/Infant/Child) for Healthcare Providers


Course Fees available upon choosing your location.
New Jersey
New York
Our seats are limited. Classes are filling up quickly, so be sure to secure your place by completing the registration process. Class placement is not guaranteed until training fees are paid. Since seats are limited, All Training and Certification Fees are non-refundable. click to see our Cancellation/Refund Policy 



This course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians

  • nurses

  • paramedics

  • emergency medical technicians

  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists

  • physician's assistants

  • residents or fellows

  • medical or nursing students in training

  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

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Course Overview:

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.



  • Learn the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

  • Learn all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival

  • recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

  • perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants

  • Learn the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one

  • provide effective ventilations with a barrier device

  • Learn the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR

  • Learn the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants. 


The BLS course covers:

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR

  • The AHA Chain of Survival

  • 1-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant

  • 2-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant

  • Differences between Adult, Child and Infant rescue techniques

  • Bag-mask techniques for Adult, Child and Infant

  • Rescue breathing for Adult, Child and Infant

  • Relief of choking for Adult, Child and Infant

  • Intro to CPR with an Advanced Airway




Textbook is required for the class. Any student who does not have the correct book or does not bring the book will have to purchase one on the day of the course. You have the option to purchase the required printed version OR the eBook (eBooks can take up to 24 hours to receive). 

Key Features and Benefits

This manual contains all the information students need to successfully complete the BLS course, and is also ideal for use as a reference tool before and after the course. Comes with a multipanel reference card with content on:

  • Critical Concepts

  • BLS Healthcare Provider Adult Cardiac Arrest Algorithm -- 2015 Update

  • BLS Healthcare Provider Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Algorithm for the Single Rescuer -- 2015 Update

  • BLS Healthcare Provider Pediatric Cardiac Arrest Algorithm for 2 or More Rescuers -- 2015 Update

  • Summary of High-Quality CPR Components

  • Relief of Foreign-Body Airway Obstruction


Each student must have his or her own copy of the BLS Provider Manual.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services


This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 2.50 Basic CEHs, activity number 16-AMHA-F3-0302.


**CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6 month claiming period. For Instructions on how to claim, please call American Heart Customer service 1-877-AHA-4CPR (1-877-242-4277)