Basic Life Support (BLS)2018-12-30T19:51:15+00:00

Basic Life Support
for Healthcare Providers

This American Heart Association class is the most common CPR class for people who work in a healthcare setting.  This includes, but not limited to: Doctors, Nurses, Emergency Medical Technicians, Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA’s), Medical Assistants (MA’s), Physican Assistants (PA’s), Respiratory Therapists, Phlebotomy Technicians, Electrocardiogram Technicians, or any other ancillary healthcare practitioners who work in a healthcare setting. Chicago CPR Now is not able to tell you which class you need to take for employment or academic purposes. It is the student’s responsibility to determine which class you need to take.

Class Objectives:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • Describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts
  • Recognize the signs of someone who needs CPR
  • Perform High-Quality CPR for the adult, child, and infant
  • Describe the importance of early use and demonstrate the appropriate use of the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device
  • Describe the importance of teams in multi rescuer resuscitation
  • Perform as an effective team member during multi rescuer CPR
  • Describe the technique for relief of a foreign body airway obstruction for all ages

After the class a 25 question, multiple-choice test will be administered. A passing score of 84% is required to complete the class and you must successfully complete all necessary BLS skills in order to have your course completion card (eCard) issued.

Your course completion card (eCard) is valid for two years.


If you need to take ACLS and/or PALS look at these options!

BLS, ACLS, and PALS – save 20% paying for all three classes, save $81!
BLS and ACLS or PALS – save more than 10%, save $25 !

You can take these classes online also with the American Heart Association’s eLearning option.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (online)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (online)

Email us know if you want to take more than one online/eLearning option.
We can arrange a same day Skill’s Check to save time and money.

Register for a class now!