This two-hour Basic Life Support (BLS) class is intended for experienced health care providers who have performed hands-on BLS and have the working knowledge and skills for this fast-paced course.
No remediation is allowed or provided during this accelerated course. Participants who fail to pass will be referred to a full BLS provider class.
Course skills/topics include:
- Adult/Child 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction
- AED scenarios, rescue breathing, mouth to mask breathing and bag valve mask
- Infant 1 & 2 rescuer CPR and foreign body airway obstruction
Upon successful completion of the class, students will receive an email the next business day with instructions on claiming their two-year Course Completion e-card through the AHA’s website. Paper cards will no longer be distributed at the class.
Registration for this class is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted. If you do not receive an email confirming your enrollment, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277).
What people are saying about our Accelerated BLS Class:
“This (accelerated) course was perfect for me since I have done CPR for over 20 years.”
“(The instructor) Richard was excellent. He was very knowledgeable, professional and easy to understand.”
If you need to cancel your registration for this event,
please call 1-800-827-4277 Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, or log in to your account to cancel online.
Parking is free in the Brier Patch lot.
Please note that Sharp employees are subject to a $25 payroll deduction if they do not attend or if they cancel or reschedule less than 24 hours prior to the start time of the class.
Due to recommended precautions against coronavirus (COVID-19), we will not have any students demonstrate breathing directly into a mask, mouthpiece or manikin. For purposes of our classes, you will practice and test using a bag-valve-mask for respirations. Before we start class, we ask that you wash your hands and use hand sanitizer as needed during the class. If you are currently ill, especially if you have respiratory symptoms, please notify the instructor and reschedule for another date once you are well.
Participants who arrive more than five minutes after the class start time will be asked to reschedule.
It is mandatory that you bring a photo ID with you to class in order to proceed with testing.
The AHA requires each student have access to a current textbook for this course before, during and after the class.
If you are not a Sharp employee and do not have a current AHA textbook for this course, you can purchase a copy of the 2015 AHA Provider Student Manual in advance through the American Heart Association eBookstore at ebooks.heart.org (Product Code 15-3102). Please note that the cost of the textbook is a separate charge paid directly to the AHA and is not included in your class fee.
If you are a Sharp HealthCare employee, you can borrow a copy of the 2015 AHA Student Manual at class or in advance from one of our library locations. Library locations will be sent to employees in a separate email after registration.