BLS for Healthcare Providers – Classroom

Course Length:

  • BLS Initial Approximately up to 4.5 hours
  • BLS Update Approximately 3 hours

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.

Who should take this class?

This course is for those who need to know how to perform CPR and other lifesaving skills in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. They are:

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Nursing students
  • EMT students and
  • EMS

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) – Classroom

Course Length:

  • ACLS Initial Approximately 12 hours
  • ACLS Update Approximately 6 hours

ACLS is an advanced, instructor-led classroom course that highlights the importance of team dynamics and communication, systems of care and immediate post-cardiac-arrest care. It also covers airway management and related pharmacology. In this course, skills are taught in large, group sessions and small, group learning and testing stations where case-based scenarios are presented.

Who should take this class?

ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who either direct or participate in the management of cardiopulmonary arrest and other cardiovascular emergencies. This includes personnel in:

  • Emergency response (ERs)
  • Emergency medicine (EMs)
  • Intensive Care Units (ICU)
  • Critical Care Units (CCU)

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) – Classroom

Course Length:

  • PALS Initial Approximately 12 hours
  • PALS Update Approximately 6 hours

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that uses a series of simulated pediatric emergencies to reinforce the important concepts of a systematic approach to pediatric assessment, basic life support, PALS treatment algorithms, effective resuscitation, and team dynamics. The goal of the PALS Course is to improve the quality of care provided to seriously ill or injured children, resulting in improved outcomes.

Who should take this class?

The PALS Course is for healthcare providers who respond to emergencies in infants and children. These include personnel in emergency response, emergency medicine, intensive care, and critical care units, such as:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Others who need a PALS course completion card for jobs or other requirements.

Basic CPR AED & First-Aid – Classroom

Course Length:

  • Basic CPR AED & First Aid Class - Approx. 3hrs

CPR AED & First-Aid is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking, or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrive.

Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock, and other first-aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use

Who should take this class?

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in First Aid, CPR and AED used to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Interested in Onsite Training?

If you are interested in an Onsite training, we offer that as well. If you have a group large enough, we will come to your preferred location and train your group.

About Us

Heart Start CPR was founded 18 years ago and has grown to train over 5,500 students annually in AHA-approved CPR, ACLS, BLS, and PALS courses. Our team of professional firefighters, paramedics, and EMT instructors delivers low-stress, engaging classes that set us apart. With excellent customer service and competitive pricing, we continue to grow by word of mouth without losing a single client.