CPR/BLS (basic life support) certification has never been faster, easier, or more affordable than with Altamont Healthcare. Our BLS certification is a 4-hour hands-on course priced at $50 for alumni and $75 for non-alums. View the schedule here for upcoming sessions.
Students who are enrolled in one or more of our certification program/s receives the BLS and CPR certification training at no additional charge. This program is currently offered at our Stockton and Bakersfield locations.
What You’ll Learn in Our CPR/BLS Certification Program
Our certification program is taught by instructors who are nationally accredited by the American Heart Association or AHA.
Our CPR & Basic Life Support class is specially designed for healthcare workers and includes many subjects including (but not limited to):
- the anatomy and physiology of the cardiac system
- the chain of survival
- heart attack recognition
- mouth-to-mouth ventilation
- learning signs of circulation (including pulse check)
- chest compressions
- rescue breathing
- choking assistance
- basics of bloodborne pathogens
Our BLS certification course is accredited by the American Heart Association and accepted in all 50 states, as well as Canada. This certification is required by the majority of healthcare employers and lasts for 2 years.
CPR Certification Specifics
CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is an important aspect of BLS certification. Our course follows American Heart Association guidelines for performing CPR on infants, children, and adults and informs students on how these situations may arise in a hospital setting. We also include a lesson on the proper use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) that you may have seen in TV and movies. The skills learned in this course can help you save lives when it matters most.
If you’re considering a career in the healthcare industry or need to resharpen your skills, this course is a must. Our comprehensive program will give you the hands-on skills that just can’t be learned online.