Basic Life Support (Classroom) with First Aid (Online/Skills Checkoff) (AHA)
This is a blended course where you will take your First Aid partially online and BLS entirely in person. Please read the below schedule and instructions carefully and contact CHES with questions. If you only need First Aid or only need BLS contact CHES and we can help arrange this for you.
8:30am - 9:15am - First Aid (AHA) Skills Practice and Demonstration:
Prior to arriving at CHES you must have completed the First Aid on-line portion through the American Heart Assocation and bring your certificate of completion to CHES. To do this, go to the web-site: https://www.onlineaha.org/ and under "Find a course" select "First Aid" and then choose "Heartsaver First Aid Online". This is a 3.5 hr course on-line and the cost is $25. You must print out the completion certificate and bring it to CHES in order to participate in the skills practice and demonstration. After successful skills demonstration you will receive your First Aid Certification card.
9:30am - 1:30pm - Basic Life Support (AHA): The BLS portion of the class will be from 9:30am - 1:30pm. This will be entirely in the classroom. In this classroom-based course, you will learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. Course includes classroom instruction, American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS book, and BLS Certification eCard. There will be one 15-minute break. Please note there is no lunch provided, however, small snacks are available for purchase and you are welcome to bring your own snacks or lunch.
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.