Audience: This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
This course is good for those who have never taken a CPR course and for those that are renewing their card.
This Basic Life Support CPR/AED course was previously called the Healthcare Provider course.
Course Format: Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills conducted throughout)
Course Length: 3 Hours +/- Course Cost: $89.99.
Minimum class size: We will not cancel a class due to a minimum class size requirement. We will hold the class even if only one student enrolls.
Enrollment Cut-off: Enrollment closes when the class is full. Those that enroll within a few days of the class may have their book held until the day of the class.
Certification: Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Basic Life Support e-Card via email. e-Cards are valid for two years. e-Cards are issued 1-2 business days after course completion.
CAPCE: For EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics: 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.
For answers to common questions, please see our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.
Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent curse sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.