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It is common practice for employers in the healthcare profession to require their employees to obtain a CPR AED certification. Current healthcare workers may also be required to keep up to date with various life saving techniques by taking a BLS for healthcare providers online course.

At the American Academy of CPR and First Aid, we offer online courses free of charge. Our course also includes training on the use of an automated external defibrillator. Our curriculum teaches the basic skills you’ll need to save a life, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other techniques for responding to medical emergencies.

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Following successful completion of each training course and its exam, you will be given the option to order your wallet card and certificate. You may print your wallet card and certificate for immediate use, and you may also request to have them mailed to you.

How long do BLS for Healthcare Providers courses take?

Our free courses are expertly designed to teach you the essential skills you need to save a life. The online course is constructed to complete in 60-90 minutes, however, you may study for as long, or as little as you need prior to taking the exam.

Train with professional-quality CPR and AED certification courses created by board certified physicians

The American Academy collaborates with highly qualified, experienced doctors and healthcare professionals to develop our course information on cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques and the appropriate use of automated external defibrillators. Our online courses for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, AED, and basic life support for healthcare providers provide some of the most comprehensive online training available.

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The American Academy's courses on CPR for Healthcare Providers cover an abundance of important topics on how to respond effectively in medical emergencies. This course covers:

  • Methods for performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation on adults, children, and infants
  • COVID-19 CPR recommendations for healthcare providers
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Emergency scene assessment
  • Step-by-step emergency response processes

Additionally, the American Academy also offers courses in first aid, BLS CPR for adults/children/infants, cardiopulmonary resuscitation for adults, and bloodborne pathogens. All of our courses are supplemented with finely detailed charts, diagrams, videos, and accurate illustrations, which will assist you every step of the way in learning how to properly perform a variety of lifesaving techniques.

Learning these lifesaving skills will prepare you to take action if someone experiences sudden cardiac arrest, a heart attack, or stoppage of breathing. In addition, staying practiced in your CPR and AED skills and keeping your certification up to date is an excellent way to be sure that you will be able to perform these procedures quickly enough to save a life.

CPR Renewal for Healthcare Providers - COVID-19 Positive or Suspected

We highly recommend renewing your BLS certification to learn about how you can reduce the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 and other infections when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Our course follows the recommended safety precautions prescribed by the World Health Organization as well as the Center for Disease Control with updated course material to help prevent the spread of COVID-19:

The American Academy is dedicated to reducing the spread of COVID-19. Our free course includes preventative measures for somebody suspected of, or confirmed with COVID-19 including:

  • Observing social distancing and limiting bystanders
  • Protecting against airborne droplets by using personal protective equipment
  • Reducing exposure when performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation
  • Chest compressions
  • When to use an automated external defibrillator (AED)

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What is the difference between a CPR course and CPR for healthcare providers?

The difference between a standard CPR class and CPR for healthcare providers is simply whether or not you work in a medical or healthcare profession. If you work in healthcare, you need to take the CPR for healthcare providers course.

Enjoy the perks of online BLS CPR training and certification

With the American Academy’s fully online BLS CPR course for Healthcare Providers, you can complete your training and earn your certification much more quickly and affordably than you would with an in-person course—and without having to commute to a physical classroom.

The online education we provide allows you to train and certify from the comfort of your own home; and since you can complete your training on your own time, our courses fit easily into any schedule. The American Academy’s online curriculum is designed so you can train at your convenience; so there is no need for the hassle of signing up, scheduling, traveling, and paying for a six-hour class.

Why choose American Academy as your BLS provider?

In addition to our courses being developed by board-certified physicians, another reason healthcare workers routinely trust the American Academy for professional training is because we rigorously ensure the quality and depth of the information we provide. We believe it is important not only that health workers understand how to perform CPR and other lifesaving techniques, but that they also understand how and why these techniques work.

Having in-depth knowledge of which techniques are appropriate for which emergencies helps healthcare workers respond to life-threatening situations more quickly and effectively. For example, they need to know how to differentiate between a sudden cardiac arrest and a heart attack so they can determine whether to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation, use an AED, or other lifesaving measures. During sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), the heart stops beating, but proper use of an automated external defibrillator can shock the heart back into rhythm.

The administration of proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED can allow those who receive treatment a higher chance of survival and to live normal, happy lives afterward. As more public buildings, businesses and institutions install AEDs, it becomes even more critical that individuals know how to use this lifesaving equipment. Our cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification course teaches how to properly use an AED to save someone's life.

Complete your training for free and get your CPR AED certification right away

Whether you are interested in becoming CPR and AED certified for personal or professional reasons, the first step is to begin the American Academy's free course. Once you have read the materials and reviewed the techniques in the training videos, you can take the BLS for Healthcare Providers multiple choice exam.

Why choose us?

Our free online courses provide an easy way to gain in-depth CPR and AED knowledge on a busy schedule. They allow you to get a new certification or renew a present or expired certification.

Here are a few of the benefits you’ll enjoy by choosing to train with the American Academy:

  • Print your certification
  • Earn discounts on subsequent certifications
  • Receive a certification card or wallet card (printable or mailed)
  • Complete each training session anywhere, anytime
  • Study with courses designed by medical doctors and health professionals
Mission and Vision

Vision: To provide affordable and informative CPR training for healthcare providers to save lives during cardiac emergencies.

Mission: Our dedication to promoting public health and safety extends more than a decade. We are committed to ensuring the safety of our communities through teaching the skills and techniques of healthcare provider CPR.

If you have any questions or concerns, please complete the Contact Us form, and the American Academy will address any issues promptly.

Start your CPR and AED training today!

What you learn here could help you save a life, so please don’t put off earning your cardiopulmonary resuscitation and AED certification. While our online BLS for Healthcare Providers course is easy to take and quick to complete, it offers you the opportunity to learn valuable knowledge and skills that you’ll need in order to be prepared in an emergency. By taking the course, you’ll be better able to protect those you love, those you care for, and strangers in need.


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