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Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor


The Center for Emergency Medicine is proud to offer a Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Course through the American Heart Association.  This course is taught in two parts: Part One is an online module from the AHA which will set the framework for becoming a BLS instructor (this must be completed prior to attending part two).  Part Two is the classroom skills portion which includes demonstration, hands on practice, and equipment troubleshooting training.

Tuition: $200 –  Tuition includes instruction, online Heartcode module, instructor manual, and student manual.

2021 Course Dates:

  • April 9th
  • October 15th
Register for the BLS Instructor Course Here!

Please contact Nicole Macio for more information at or (412)647-6856.

Given concerns about COVID-19, we ask that if you have traveled to locations where COVID-19 is circulating, have been in contact with someone ill with COVID-19, or are sick with fever and respiratory symptoms, please notify me.  We will postpone your participation and/or offer a refund. It is recommended that you also contact your primary care office to address any symptoms you are experiencing. If you believe you have come in contact with a COVID-19 case, we recommend that you contact your local health department.

Requests for refunds must be made in writing at least five working days prior to the course.  The course fee will be returned with a $20 deduction for administrative fees.  No refunds are issued for cancellations made after the aforementioned deadline or failure to attend the course.  In the event for course cancellation, participants are notified and a full refund granted.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the Association.

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