American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) Renewal & Certification
This is a CPR class for healthcare providers. It is required for all healthcare providers who work in a clinical setting, or in the adminsitration of a clinical facility.
Classes Offered Mon-Sat
Start at 8:30am, or 1pm
Costa Mesa & San Diego
Contact Hours: No Contact Hours are awarded.
Please see our FREE CE Online.
Price: $50 Renewal/ $75 Certification
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Please CLICK below on “OC” for classes in Orange County, or “SD” for classes in San Diego.
Do I need to purchase the AHA Textbook for my AHA Course?
The AHA BLS textbooks is REQUIRED in class.
Your textbook is INCLUDED with your BLS Exam.
NEW 2015 GUIDELINES are released!
How do I Sign-Up for a BLS Course?
Option 1: Sign Up for our AHA BLS Course/ Heartcode part 2
This one hour session is offered every day, Monday-Saturday.
You MUST complete the ONLINE AHA BLS Exam before coming in for your AHA BLS Course.
Our staff will send you instructions how to register for the online exam.
Course: AHA BLS Course/ Heartcode Part 2
Duration: 1 hr
Course Fee: $65 – includes Online Exam Key & AHA BLS Student Manual
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BRING A TEXTBOOK FOR THIS COURSE!
You will have access to the AHA BLS Student Manual online, together with your Online BLS Exam.
IF YOU NEED A COMPUTER/ INTERNET
Call us, and we’ll schedule you for BLS Heartcode at the office.
This is a 1.5hr computer session BEFORE your scheduled BLS Course. During this session, you can use the laptops at our office to complete the Online AHA BLS Exam. This is a FREE convenience service and DOES NOT INCLUDE the fee for the Online BLS Exam.
Please schedule in advance, because we have a limited number of laptops available at one time.
After you complete the Online Exam, you MUST get your BLS skills checked by one of our AHA BLS Instructors.
Option 2: Complete your BLS Renewal AFTER any advanced class, on the SAME DAY!
AHA BLS Course Class Schedule
NEO Orange County
NEO San Diego
Laptop Session at the Office (1.5 hrs BEFORE your AHA BLS Course)
NEO Orange County
NEO San Diego
At the end of the course the participant will be able to demonstrate the BLS 2010 updated skills using the adult, child, and infant manikins. They are as follows: Describe the links in the AHA Chain of Survival, including:
Early recognition of the need for BLS
Activating emergency response
Performing BLS starting with Chest Compressions
Early defibrillation with the AED or manual defibrillator
Describe the steps of CPR
In less than 10 seconds, check the pulse
Immediate High Quality Chest Compressions
Allow the chest to recoil
Open the airway and provide ventilations
Describe the signs and symptoms of 4 major emergencies in adults
Heart attack (ACS)
Cardiac arrest Foreign-Body Airway Obstruction
In addition, the participant will be able to demonstrate the following skills using an adult, infant, or child manikin
Bag-mask: adult, child, infant
Use of an AED for adults as well as children
Relief of FBAO in the responsive and unresponsive victim of any age.
Shadow, Shadow! Are you OK? Quick, I need help here!
Get an AED!
Does he have a pulse? No pulse?!
I’m starting chest compressions!
Turn on the AED! Let’s attach the pads…
Stay clear! Stay clear!