HeartCode® BLS

AHA Product Number
15-3254
ISBN: 978-1-61669-748-8
  • Blended and eLearning
  • Online Course
  • Student
  • BLS
  • CE/CME
Regular Price $28.50 $28.50

After completing the online portion of this course, you must complete a hands-on session (sold separately) with an AHA Training Center to obtain a course completion card. Contact an AHA Training Center in your area for more details or to schedule a hands-on session.

Description


BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. HeartCode BLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the BLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning (online portion), in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session. HeartCode BLS includes 8 modules, 4 eSimulations, and two video tutorials.

An accessible version (AHA Product Number 15-1421) is available for students with hearing, vision, and/or motor impairments.

Learn more about HeartCode® BLS

Included with Purchase


Heartcode BLS includes the following downloadable resources:
- BLS Reference Card 
- Algorithms 
- Team Diagram 
- Summary of High-Quality CPR Components 
- Skills Testing Checklists
- AHA Chain of Survival

Technical Requirements


Minimum technical requirements are available at eLearning.Heart.org.

Product Specifications


  • Associated Course BLS
  •    
  • Format Online Course
  •    
  • Product Type Blended and eLearning
  •    

HeartCode BLS:
• Includes in-facility and prehospital tracks; students choose the appropriate track before starting HeartCode BLS modules
• Includes 8 modules and 4 eSimulations
• eSimulation cases include:
  - Two adult two-rescuer BLS cases
  - One child one-rescuer BLS case o One infant two-rescuer BLS case
• Summary of critical concepts provided for each eSimulation case
• Virtual debriefings provided immediately after each eSimulation
• Includes the following downloadable resources:
- BLS Reference Card
- Algorithms
- Team Diagram
- Summary of High-Quality CPR Components
- Skills Testing Checklists
- AHA Chain of Survival
• Provides online access to the BLS Provider Manual
• Multiple choice, 25-question exam to test cognitive knowledge
• Certificate of completion available to print after HeartCode BLS modules and simulations, exam, and course evaluation have been completed successfully
• Students may access all information included in HeartCode BLS for 24 months (two years) following activation of course

Fulfillment Details


Continuing Education Information


  • Possible CE/CME 1.0 - 2.50


Joint Accreditation Statements

The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after 6 months of attending.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from Product Announcement organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses

The maximum hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.75 contact hours. ANCC Credit must be claimed within six months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after 6 months of attending.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists

ACPE Credit: 1.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-19-013-H04-P ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after one month of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 2.50 Basic CEHs, activity number 19-AMHAF3-0025.

CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6 months claiming period.By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE

Gift With Purchase


Audience


The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for 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. HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals and others seeking an alternative delivery method for completing BLS training.

Product Details

Description

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. HeartCode BLS is the AHA’s blended learning delivery method for the BLS Course. Blended learning is a combination of eLearning (online portion), in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, followed by a hands-on session. HeartCode BLS includes 8 modules, 4 eSimulations, and two video tutorials.

An accessible version (AHA Product Number 15-1421) is available for students with hearing, vision, and/or motor impairments.

Learn more about HeartCode® BLS

Included with Purchase

Heartcode BLS includes the following downloadable resources:
- BLS Reference Card 
- Algorithms 
- Team Diagram 
- Summary of High-Quality CPR Components 
- Skills Testing Checklists
- AHA Chain of Survival

Technical Requirements

Minimum technical requirements are available at eLearning.Heart.org.

Product Specifications

  • Associated Course BLS
  • Format Online Course
  • Product Type Blended and eLearning

HeartCode BLS:
• Includes in-facility and prehospital tracks; students choose the appropriate track before starting HeartCode BLS modules
• Includes 8 modules and 4 eSimulations
• eSimulation cases include:
  - Two adult two-rescuer BLS cases
  - One child one-rescuer BLS case o One infant two-rescuer BLS case
• Summary of critical concepts provided for each eSimulation case
• Virtual debriefings provided immediately after each eSimulation
• Includes the following downloadable resources:
- BLS Reference Card
- Algorithms
- Team Diagram
- Summary of High-Quality CPR Components
- Skills Testing Checklists
- AHA Chain of Survival
• Provides online access to the BLS Provider Manual
• Multiple choice, 25-question exam to test cognitive knowledge
• Certificate of completion available to print after HeartCode BLS modules and simulations, exam, and course evaluation have been completed successfully
• Students may access all information included in HeartCode BLS for 24 months (two years) following activation of course

Continuing Education Information

  • Possible CE/CME 1.0 - 2.50


Joint Accreditation Statements

The American Heart Association is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

AMA Credit Designation Statement – Physicians

The American Heart Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. AMA Credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after 6 months of attending.

AAPA Credit Acceptance Statement – Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from Product Announcement organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.75 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

AANP Credit Acceptance Statement – Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

ANCC Credit Designation Statement – Nurses

The maximum hours awarded for this CE activity is 1.75 contact hours. ANCC Credit must be claimed within six months of attendance. CME/CE will no longer be available to claim for this activity after 6 months of attending.

ACPE Credit Designation Statement – Pharmacists

ACPE Credit: 1.75 Contact Hours. Universal Program Number: JA0000134-0000-19-013-H04-P ACPE Credit must be claimed within 30 days of attendance. ACPE credit will no longer be available to claim after one month of attending.

Continuing Education Accreditation – Emergency Medical Services

This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 2.50 Basic CEHs, activity number 19-AMHAF3-0025.

CAPCE credit must be claimed within 6 months of attendance. CME/CE credit will no longer be available to claim for this activity after the 6 months claiming period.By claiming CAPCE credit, the claimant acknowledges the following: I understand that the American Heart Association as a requirement of CAPCE accreditation will submit a record of my course completions to the CAPCE AMS. I further understand that my course completion records may be accessed by or shared with such regulators as state EMS offices, training officers, and NREMT on a password-protected, need-to-know basis. In addition, I understand that I may review my record of CAPCE-accredited course completions by contacting CAPCE

Audience

The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for 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. HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals and others seeking an alternative delivery method for completing BLS training.

Blended Learning
Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner online, followed by a hands-on session. The hands-on session is completed in person with an AHA Instructor or using a Voice Assisted Manikin (VAM), where available.
Basic Life Support
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) for healthcare professionals trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality CPR, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.
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