Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

(2 Year AHA Certification) – Same Day Certification Card!

Recommended for: MDs, RNs, EMTs, Dentists, Pharmacists, and Medical Personnel

The BLS CPR Class covers:

  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR
  • Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
  • Breathing Barriers, Bag Valve Masks, and 2 Rescuer CPR
  • Cardiopulmonary Emergencies and Special Resuscitation Situations

Class Running Time: 3 Hour and 30 Minutes

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BLS Certification

AHA BLS Certification Classes with SureFire CPR

For healthcare professionals of all stripes, basic life support training is a necessity. Since the few moments following a medical crisis are so critical – often meaning the difference between life and death – anyone charged with caring for patients must be prepared in the event of a life-threatening emergency. In the U.S., there’s an American Heart Association-mandated protocol for the immediate treatment of critical events that must be closely followed by anyone licensed to practice medicine in any form. Acquiring AHA BLS certification is the responsibility of all those responsible for treating the public, and with periodic changes being made to the guidelines, timely renewal is also mandatory.

BLS Certification Course Offerings

BLS Certification

BLS Certification Classes

SureFire CPR is proud to offer multiple ways of completing industry-leading BLS certification courses fully approved and accredited by the AHA. Based in Southern California, we offer on-site courses at multiple locations throughout the area taught by current practitioners in the emergency medical field, as well as blended learning programs that can be partially completed online.

For newly licensed healthcare providers, we offer BLS certification classes rigorously in line with AHA guidelines for immediate, on-site treatment of life-threatening medical emergencies. This includes training in adult, child, and infant CPR; conscious and unconscious choking protocols for all ages; Automated External Defibrillator (AED) operation; the employment of breathing barriers and bag valve masks; two-rescuer CPR instruction; cardiopulmonary emergency protocol; and special resuscitation situations. Upon successful completion of the course, students will achieve AHA BLS certification and be ready to pursue their medical career possessing the skills they need to save lives in an emergency situation.

With the specific needs of our students in mind, we also offer BLS certification classes in two other forms: one designed for those already deeply familiar with the protocols and simply looking to BLS renewal classes, and one blended learning program that takes into account the often hectic schedules of medical professionals. In this course, equivalent in rigor to the entirely on-site version, students are given the greater portion of the instruction online. After completing the coursework through distance-learning, students are simply asked to come in to one of our office locations for a 30-minute skills test. Once this is completed, students are issued their BLS certification and may begin or continue their medical career in the same way.

 Standard-Setting BLS Instruction

With the best resources in the field and a history of excellence, SureFire CPR represents the very finest in emergency education. Our courses are taught only by acknowledged experts in their fields with real world experience in the on-site treatment of medical emergencies. At their fingertips – and yours – are cutting-edge equipment and educational materials designed to make the learning experience as smooth and effective as possible. In the instruction of CPR, we maintain a one-to-one manikin-to-student ratio to ensure that students are able to practice techniques effectively and at sufficient length. We’re proud to offer the best in life-saving training.


What does “BLS” stand for?

Basic Life Support.

What is BLS?

Basic Life Support is training to keep an injured or ill person alive until they can be transported to a hospital.

Who is required to get a BLS certification?

A BLS certification is required for all healthcare workers and rescue professionals (this includes Medical Assistants, EMT’s, Paramedics, Nurses, Doctors, Dental Assistants, etc).

What is the difference between BLS and CPR?

BLS certification classes cover all of the training covered in CPR certification courses, plus additional instruction on using breathing barriers and bag valve masks, administering two-rescuer CPR, and handling cardiovascular emergencies in special situations. CPR and BLS certification classes can both be taken by students with no prior medical experience.

How long is BLS certification good for?

BLS certification is good for 2 Years.

How do you renew your BLS certification?

You can renew your BLS certification by retaking the BLS class or by completing our BLS renewal class course.

How long does it take to complete a BLS class at Surefire?

The BLS class takes 3-4 hours to complete.

Can you get your BLS certification online?

No. You can complete part of your BLS certification online, but you must attend an in-person class to complete the course.

How much does the BLS certification course cost at SureFire CPR?

Our BLS certification course currently costs $65.