Basic Life Support - BLS

The American Heart Association’s BLS provider course is an instructor-led training class.

This course is recommended for all healthcare providers(Nurses, Phlebotomists, EMT, Medics, Doctors, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Medical Assistants, Certified Nurse Assistant, Respiratory Therapists, Personal Trainers, Physical Therapists, Health Aid, and individuals working and providing health services to their clients.

This Basic Life Support course is designed for healthcare professionals who need to learn and perform CPR, as well as other life saving skills, in-patient and/or outpatient. The focus will be on the following concepts:

Demonstrating high-quality CPR following the American Heart Association Chain of Survival and train on the following:


The BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card (AHA) is provided and valid for two years.

The Initial Course includes skills practice and skills testing.

The Renewal Course requires approximately 2-4 hours depending on the class size; this includes skills practice and skills testing.

The course requires a student manual throughout class time).

Continuing Education Units:

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), plesae efer to the CEU chart page.

M.A.C an Authorized Provider to offer CEUs to Medical Assistants, Certified Medical Assistants, Certified Nursing Assistants, Home Health Aides, Certified Personal Trainers with American Council on Exercise, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America, National Academy of Sports Medicine, National Council of Strength and Fitness, and National Federation of Professional Trainers, Dentists, Registered Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists, Emergency Medical Technicians, Paramedics, Licensed Vocational Nurses, Psychiatric Technicians, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists, and Physical Therapy Assistants.

AHA Disclaimer:

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.