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Basic Life Support for Healthcare Workers (AHA)


Support Life

What You’ll Learn

The AHA’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).

  1. High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  2. The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  3. Important early use of an AED Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  4. Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer
  5. CPR Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

Career Options

The AHA’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.

Class Details

BLS is geared towards prehospital providers, like EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and in-facility hospital providers. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.

Full BLS Provider Course takes approximately 4.5 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing

Upcoming Classes

Class Location

Class Dates
  • Jul 16, 2024 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Please click on the red "Register Now" button to register - then click on "New to Skills Training?" when redirected to the Skills Training Portal.

IVY 1157N, Ivy Hall
3101 S Creasy Lane
Lafayette, IN 47905

In Person, Instructor-Led
Contact: Holly Brown, 765-269-5870,

Costs may vary by location given differences in the cost of supplies and class provider.