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American Heart Association BLS CPR

Course Description

The BLS Course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-valve-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED, and relief of a Foreign Body Airway Obstruction. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of hospital. Click here for a demonstration!


Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurse, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapist, physical and occupational therapist, physician assistants, residents, fellows, or medical or nursing student; aides; medical or nursing assistants; and other allied health personnel.


At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Demonstrate on a manikin the current sequences and techniques for CPR
  • Use of an Automated Defibrillator
  • Relief of foreign body airway obstruction for adult, child, and infant victims


CPR Course - Course Cost is $70

BLS Manual only - $14.50

University of Rochester Medical Students: NO fee for courses, only manual.

We can ONLY accept cash, check, credit card, money order, or UofR Blue 312 Requisition. We can NO LONGER accept Graduate Preceptor Coupons or other coupons.

To Register

Please click here to register for one of our upcoming BLS courses:

  • December 6, 11 and 19, 2019
  • January 15, 21 and 29, 2020
  • February 13, 18 and 26, 2020
  • March 13, 18 and 26, 2020
  • April 7, 16 and 20, 2020
  • May 5, 15 and 20, 2020

Payment is required at least one (1) week in advance. If you have a group of ten (10) or more, arrangements may be made to schedule a class time and date tailored for your group.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

Visit the American Heart Association's website for further information