Basic Life Support (BLS)


Students learn how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking. ASHI’s Basic Life Support, BLS course  for Healthcare Providers and Professional Rescuers has been approved for training for Emergency Medical Services personnel and is accepted by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)

Perfect For

Individuals in the healthcare or professional rescuer field that are required to have professional-level basic life support training.

Required for Successful Completion (Certification)

Written Evaluation

Required for all students

Skills Evaluation

Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.


Continuing educations (CE) hours for EMS professionals are available for ASHI BLS from Health & Safety Institute (HSI), a CAPCE accredited organization.

Certification Period

2 Years

Course Length

4 – 5 Hours

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