AHA Basic Life Support (CPR)

Basic Life Support is the foundation for saving lives during cardiac arrest.

In this class, you will learn the skills of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for victims of all ages. Additionally, you will practice delivery of these skills both as a single rescuer plus as a member of a multi-rescuer team. Ultimately, the skills you learn in the Basic Life Support (BLS) course will enable you to recognize cardiac arrest; activate the emergency response system early; as well as respond quickly and confidently.

Tragically, if you allow your certification card to expire most facilities will send you home. Also, you will NOT be able to return to work until you possess a current card. Fortunately, Nurses Educational Opportunities has “your back.” There is a BLS instructor available in Orange County and San Diego 6 days a week to accommodate emergencies, such as expired cards. Nowadays, there are 2 ways to obtain your Basic Life Support (BLS) card; an Instructor-led course or the Heart-Code. The BLS Heart-Code requires the student to complete an on-line course and then schedule a skills check-off with a NEO BLS Instructor.

Furthermore, this class includes the AHA’s “Life is Why” mission.

“At the American Heart Association we want people to experience more of life’s precious moments. For this reason, we remain committed to exceptional training and of bringing resuscitation-science to life. Through genuine partnership with you, and our continued collaboration and dedication can we truly make a difference and save lives.

AHA American Heart Association Basic Life Support BLS

BLS Provider

This is a traditional, instructor led, in-person class which consists of video, lecture, plus hands-on skills. Additionally a written-test is delivered at the end of class.

In Orange County the BLS Provider is for renewals and first-time certifications.

Course Price Including Textbook: $78.00

Course Price Without Textbook: $60.00

Duration: 2.5 to 4 Hours

Duration depends on the amount of students.

Required: 2015 BLS Provider Manual

BLS Provider Orange County Schedule

BLS Provider San Diego Schedule

BLS Update

*NEW* Only in San Diego: BLS Renewal Classes

A shorter course for students needing to renew their BLS card.

Must present a current, non-expired card on day of class.

Course Price Including Textbook: $78.00

Course Price Without Textbook: $60.00

Duration: 2.5 Hours

Required: 2015 BLS Provider Manual

BLS Update San Diego Schedule

BLS HeartCode

Online Course plus Skills Session $78.00

After registering for a skills session, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access the online course.

After completing the online course, schedule an in-person skills session below.

Must bring a copy of your BLS Part 1 Certificate of Completion

Hands-On Skills Only $45.00

Duration: 3.5 to 4 Hours

BLS HeartCode Orange County Schedule

BLS HeartCode San Diego Schedule

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by Lucia on Nurses Educational Opportunities
Instructor: Helen

Our instructor, Helen, was great in our class! She went over the AHA ACLS content very thoroughly and provided great "real world"-type scenarios that helped reinforce the education. I'd definitely recommend coming to Nurse's Ed for your ACLS renewal or certification if you need it!

by janine t. on Nurses Educational Opportunities
Instructor: Helen

I've been coming to NEO for 10 years and Helen is just amazing! She focuses on the important changes for the course and makes it simple for better retention! Thank you Helen and NEO for making renewals as stress-free as possible!

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