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BLS Certification with CPR Buddy Get AHA CPR Certified

American Heart Association:
BLS | Basic Life Support for Professionals

CPR Certification Card Issued Same Day

  • In-person classroom courses: Interactive instructor-led sessions offering comprehensive BLS training with real-time feedback.

  • ​Online HeartCode® BLS Provider with in-person Skills Session: Combine the flexibility of online theory with practical, in-person skills assessment for a comprehensive BLS certification experience for healthcare professionals.

  • Mobile Classrooms: Convenient on-site training options bring BLS certification courses directly to your organization or community.

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American Heart Association BLS Course Options

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BLS  | CPR Certification
Basic Life Support
In-Person Classrooms

$65

Elevate your medical expertise with our AHA-accredited BLS Certification courses, tailored for healthcare professionals. Our in-person classes blend cardio resuscitation, AED, and critical BLS skills training with real-world application, guided by seasoned instructors. Achieve your certification and empower your ability to save lives with confidence.​


Healthcare Professional or Layperson

$65

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Online AHA Certification Course for BLS | CPR with
In-Person Skills Session

$81 

  1. Online Learning: Complete the online portion at your own pace. 1.5 hours. 

  2. Skills Practice: Attend a scheduled session for in-person hands-on practice. 30 minutes. 

  3. Certification: Same-Day. Pass the skills test to receive your American Heart Association BLS Provider card.​​

​Total $81

Two Payments

$36 Heartode® BLS Online

$45 CPR Buddy

 

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Group Booking Options: Mobile Training at Your Site or Appointments at Our St. Petersburg Office

On-the-Go Learning: Mobile CPR Buddy offers On-the-Go Learning with a mobile classroom option, requiring a minimum of 10 students. This flexible option allows training to be brought to your Tampa Bay location for convenience and accessibility.

St Petersburg Office Option: For groups of 5 or more students, CPR Buddy provides training at their St. Petersburg office. Appointments are required for this option, ensuring personalized attention and scheduling convenience.

BLS|Basic Life Support Course Description

BLS | Basic Life Support Provider Course Description

Our Basic Life Support (BLS) course is designed to provide both healthcare providers and laypersons with the essential skills and knowledge needed to respond effectively in critical situations. Whether you’re a nurse, doctor, paramedic, or simply someone who wants to be prepared, this course is perfect for you.

 

Who Should Take This Course?

  • Healthcare providers such as nurses, doctors, and paramedics

  • Medical and nursing students

  • Lifeguards, fitness trainers, and other professionals who require certification

  • Laypersons who want to be prepared to save lives in emergency situations


Course Highlights:
Comprehensive Training: Learn the latest guidelines and techniques for high-quality cardio resuscitation, use of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), and relief of choking in adults, children, and infants.
Hands-On Practice: Engage in interactive, hands-on training sessions that ensure you gain practical experience and confidence in your life-saving skills.
Expert Instructors: Our experienced and certified instructors provide personalized guidance and support, ensuring you master the necessary skills.
Certification: Upon successful completion, receive an American Heart Association BLS Provider Card, recognized nationwide.


What You’ll Learn:

  • High-quality resuscitation techniques  for adults, children, and infants

  • Proper use of an AED

  • Effective ventilation techniques using barrier devices

  • Team dynamics and communication during resuscitation

  • How to manage choking emergencies

 

AHA Books & E-Courses: Shop Official AHA Resources

Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Manual

  • $18.50 ​BLS Provider Manual Print Book

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HeartCode® BLS Online Course $36.00

How HeartCode BLS Works

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  1. Online Learning: Complete the online portion at your own pace. 1.5 hours.

  2. Skills Practice: Attend a scheduled session for in-person hands-on practice. 30 minutes.

  3. Certification: Pass the skills test to receive your American Heart Association BLS Provider certification. Same-Dday.

Total $81 

Two Payments

$36|HeartCode® BLS Online

$45 | CPR Buddy

American Heart Association Certifications

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Beat the Confusion:
Your CPR & BLS FAQs, Cleared!

 

Why choose CPR Buddy for Basic Life Support (BLS) training?
CPR Buddy's BLS training is backed by the American Heart Association, the gold standard in lifesaving courses, ensuring that our certifications are accepted by most employers across St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, and beyond. Whether you're a healthcare professional or someone looking to learn essential lifesaving skills, our courses provide the credible and recognized training you need.

Can I take AHA courses online, or do I need to attend in person?
CPR Buddy offers a blend of online and in-person training options. Our online courses are perfect for those who prefer the convenience of self-paced learning. However, it's important to note that online courses also require an in-person skills session to complete your certification. This ensures you gain hands-on experience under the guidance of our certified instructors, a crucial component for mastering life-saving techniques.

Can I sign up for CPR Buddy's online HeartCode BLS course from anywhere in Tampa Bay?
Yes, our online HeartCode BLS course is accessible anywhere in the Tampa Bay area or from any location with internet access. CPR Buddy offers AHA-certified online courses that meet employer requirements and provide the flexibility to learn at your own pace.

What makes CPR Buddy's traditional and mobile classroom BLS courses unique?
CPR Buddy's traditional and mobile classroom BLS courses stand out because we bring the gold standard of American Heart Association-certified training directly to you. Our mobile classrooms serve the entire Tampa Bay area, offering the convenience of high-quality, employer-accepted lifesaving education at your doorstep.

How long is my BLS certification through CPR Buddy valid?
Your BLS certification with CPR Buddy, endorsed by the American Heart Association, is valid for two years. This ensures that you have the most up-to-date knowledge and skills to respond effectively in emergency situations. We make it easy to renew your certification with us, keeping your credentials current and recognized by employers.

Why is American Heart Association certification considered the gold standard?
American Heart Association (AHA) certification is considered the gold standard because it's based on the latest scientific research and guidelines for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care. This means that a BLS certification from CPR Buddy is not only widely accepted by employers but also ensures you receive training that reflects current best practices in lifesaving techniques. Why choose CPR Buddy for Basic Life Support (BLS) training?
CPR Buddy's BLS training is backed by the American Heart Association, the gold standard in lifesaving courses, ensuring that our certifications are accepted by most employers across St. Petersburg, Tampa Bay, and beyond. Whether you're a healthcare professional or someone looking to learn essential lifesaving skills, our courses provide the credible and recognized training you need.

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