Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR

Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR

BLS Provider Training

Looking for basic life support certification classes so that you can get your AHA BLS certification? This American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) classroom course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Students of our BLS classes will receive certification cards after successful completion of class, which is approximately three hours long

If you are or want to become a nurse, physician, paramedic, dentist, dental assistant, certified nursing assistant, medical assistant or work in another capacity in the healthcare field, you may need BLS certification.

Blended Online BLS Provider Course

If you’re looking for convenient BLS training, HeartCode BLS is the AHA’s BLS blended learning delivery method. Blended learning combines self-paced online learning with a hands-on skills session. This gives you the same BLS certification as if you took the entire BLS class in person. To complete the blended BLS class, follow the steps below.

  1. Sign up online
  2. You will receive an email from the American Heart Association with instructions to complete the online BLS provider class(which is approximately three hours long).
  3. Complete the online class, print the completion certificate and bring it with you on the day of the course.
  4. Complete your BLS hands-on skills session (approximately 30 minutes long) with our instructor at the date/time you chose.
  5. Receive your American Heart Association BLS Provider certification card the same day as your hands-on skills session.

Why choose Illinois Safety for your Chicagoland BLS Provider Resource?

If you’re looking for BLS renewal or certification in Chicago, we host several blended BLS hands-on skills sessions each week. Most BLS classes are held at our suburban office in Elmwood Park, just outside of Chicago. We also frequently host public classes at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Addison, IL, and Tinley Park, IL, along with several local businesses. We’ve recently teamed up with Little Rock Fox Fire Protection District in Plano, IL, in Kendall County, to host public BLS Classes for local residents.

Is this class approved by the American Heart Association?

Illinois Safety is an approved American Heart Association training center. All of our instructors are firefighters and paramedics who put their real-life experiences to work in the classroom.

Whether you need BLS certification or BLS recertification, make sure that you train and accredit yourself under the auspices of the most reputable program. Don’t be fooled by any companies that offer online-only BLS classes. You want to choose courses that are accredited by the American Heart Association because most schools and employers will not accept BLS certifications unless they have AHA accreditation.

Will I receive my certification the same day?

Yes. All students who complete the BLS Provider Course will receive their certifications the same day.

BLS for Healthcare Providers in Chicago, IL

Is BLS Provider the same class as BLS for Healthcare Providers?

Yes. Previous American Heart Association certifications were called “BLS for Healthcare Providers,” while new certification cards have the words “BLS Provider” on them. They are the same certifications.

Will you come to our location to host a class for my staff?

We charge the same prices to come and host a class at your location. We simply ask for a minimum of six students.

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