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Basic Life Support (BLS)

Thanks to a generous donation from the Hasso Family, California State University Dominguez Hills is able to offer BLS courses* to  students, staff, and faculty ONLY from CSUDH for the cost of $10.00 to be collected when you register.  This class is approximately 4 hours long.  Please register below to choose date.

*BLS Provider and Renewal are now the same

All sales are final and there are no refunds issued.

Due to recent updates regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) all BLS classes will be postponed until further notice

*Important* You cannot participate in the class if you do not have a BLS Provider Manual.

The BLS Provider Manual can be purchased on the AHA website ( or on

American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support Course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. Updated to reflect new 2015 science, BLS teaches the concepts of high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction, and high-performing team dynamics.

Basic Life Support from American Heart Association offers the advantages of: ~ Content representing the latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes ~ Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients ~ Course and content flexibility for AHA Instructors and students, including adaptability to local protocols.


Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.


  • New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
  • The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants