AHA Basic Life Support (CPR)

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AHA Basic Life Support (CPR) 2020-03-12T18:29:30+00:00

The Center for Emergency offers monthly CPR courses as well as group courses when you need them! See below for more information!


Healthcare Provider CPR:
This course is intended for medical professionals who require advanced CPR skills. Students will be trained in the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, use of an AED, and obstructed airway management. To determine proficiency with the skills learned in this course, students will be asked to take a written evaluation and demonstrate CPR.

Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an American Heart Association course completion eCard.

Location: 230 McKee Place 5th Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Time: 6:30pm – 9:30pm

2019 Course Dates:

  • December 12th

2020 Course Dates:

  • January 9th
  • February 13th
  • March 12th
  • April 9th
  • May 14th
  • June 11th
  • July 9th
  • August 13th
  • September 10th
  • October 8th
  • November 12th
  • December 10th

Tuition: $55

To Register online, please use the following link and select the date you would like to attend AHA CPR (BLS)

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.

Textbook: CPR for Healthcare Providers.
Tuition includes instruction and all course materials except for the course textbook.

Group Courses Availability:
The Center for Emergency Medicine offers special classes for groups of 6 or more people at the Center or your facility! If you have students interested in learning this life-saving skill, whether it is a group of 6 or over 100, please contact Nicole Macio at (412) 647-6856 or Macion2@upmc.edu for more information.

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.

AHAheart.torchThe 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.

The Center for Emergency Medicine, as an educational institution and as an employer, values equality of opportunity, human dignity, and racial/ethnic and cultural diversity. Accordingly, the Center prohibits and will not engage in discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam era. This policy applies to admissions, employment, access to and treatment by Center programs and activities. This is a commitment made by the Center and is in accordance with federal, state, and or local laws and regulations.