Knowing CPR can save a life.
The American Heart Association’s BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
CNA Training & Testing Center is an American Heart Association (AHA) training provider aligned with the AHA Training Center In-Pulse CPR, Inc.
The American Heart Association CPR certification is the most widely accepted certification. Many employers and schools will not recognize certifications from other organizations. We teach and certify through the American Heart Association.
Upon completion of this course, students receive a two (2) year BLS Provider certification through the American Heart Association.
Cost & Fees
|Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification||Cost and Fees|
Includes same day certification through American Heart Association
|$60 (Due at the time of registration)|
Paid to Reliable Livescan On-site
The 100% instructor-led American Heart Association’s BLS course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.
Sample Knowledge and Skill Topics
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
If you are at least 18 years old, a high school diploma or GED is not required. Previous healthcare experience is not required.