University Emergency Medicine Student Association

“Preparing Tomorrow’s Heroes”

American Heart Association CPR 
BLS for Healthcare Providers

Spring 2019 Classes:

Dates coming soon! Please follow our Facebook page to be notified when class dates are posted.
This 4 hour course is for students, laypersons, and 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 AHA course is considered the premiere CPR course as it is the most recognized and most sought after by persons in the medical field.

The course is taught using the current 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care.

Course completion cards are valid for two years.

Course Content:

In the classroom, students will participate in simulated hands-on clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students will also complete a final written and practical exam. 

All course material is provided in the class.

Practical Skills:

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway (basic introduction)

Materials and Fees:

Details coming soon! Please follow our Facebook page to be notified when class dates are posted.

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.