BLS (Basic Life Support) For Healthcare Provider is a credentialed course that is designed to meet the needs of Healthcare Professionals and is a pre-requisite for Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) courses. The course teaches students adult CPR, child CPR, infant CPR, choking procedures, use of the automatic external defibrillator (AED), and the use of barrier devices. For students who prefer to do the American Heart Association online renewal course and need skill verification, LSTI does offer this service by appointment only.
Full Provider Approximately 6-8 hours
Renewal Approximately 3-4 hours
The AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Course is developed for those who are in the healthcare field.
There are no pre-requisite certifications required by AHA to attend an AHA BLS FULL Provider Course,
however, all students are required to show a CURRENT AHA BLS certification card to attend an AHA BLS RENEWAL Course.
Participants will receive an American Heart Association textbook that includes information on Adult CPR, Pediatric CPR, choking procedures, Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and barrier devices.
This course requires participants to complete practical skills and successfully pass a written examination at 84% or above, before a course completion card can be obtained. American Heart Association certification is valid for two years from the date issued.
See the links below for individual class information including dates and times. Contact LSTI for additional information or give us a call at 866.FOR.LSTI.