Can I take my CPR course online?

Yes, you can take the bulk of your CPR course on-line and then complete the check-off portion in person at the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation.

To do this for Heartsaver CPR (massage therapists/day care providers/general public):
Go to the web-site: eLearning.heart.org and under "Find a course" select "Heartsaver." From the courses listed, select "Heartsaver® CPR AED Online", which costs $15.00 and add it to your shopping cart. Complete the payment process and then you will have access to the online module. The online module takes about 2 hours to complete and once the module is completed, you must print out the completion certificate and bring it to the skills practice and check-off. (If you also need a First Aid course you could select "Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online", this is a 1.5-2.5 hr course on-line and the cost is $30). To schedule a skills practice and check-off session, call the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation, 227-2292 ext 1. This will take up to 1 hr and is completed at the CHES simulation lab. The cost of the skills practice and check-off is $40 and is payable by cash, check or credit card.

To do this for Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (providers such as: nurses, doctors, physician assistants, nurse practioners, respiratory therapists, etc):
Go to the web-site: eLearning.heart.org and under "Find a course" select "Basic Life Support (BLS)". From the courses listed, select HeartCode BLS and this will bring up the HeartCode BLS course for you, which costs $28.50, Add it to your shopping cart, complete the payment process and then you will have access to the online module. The online module takes about 2-3 hours to complete and once the module is completed, you must print out the completion certificate and bring it to the skills practice and check-off. To schedule a skills practice and check-off session, call the Center for Healthcare Education and Simulation, 227-2292 ext 1. This will take up to 1 hour and is completed at the CHES simulation lab. The cost of the skills practice and check-off is $40 and is payable by cash, check or credit card.