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BLS Skills Testing

Jun 11th 2019

WHAT TO EXPECT...Upon arrival, you will be asked to present your Part 1 online Certificate of Completion. You can also email it to the office before class. Please confirm it was received. SKILLS PRACTICE AND TESTINGPlease make sure you're comfortable performing the following skills:Chest CompressionsPocket-mask ventilationsBag-mask ventilationUse of the AED (defibrillator)Your instructor will test your skills by having you to perform a scenario without any assistance or intervention from the instructor. Once the adult check-off is complete, you'll then follow the same process for the infa
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​CPR, First Aid Classes and Online CPR Certification

Jul 30th 2018

The Internet makes it easier to acquire skills, get an education and even earn a degree in today’s world. Getting a certification in any field has become way easier than it was in the last decade. Several educational and learning institutions have online portals for CPR Classes that can be accessed by interested persons from across the country. For example, the American Heart Association offers E-Learning blending courses.CPR certification is available for anyone who registers for the course. The online portion can be completed on average in about 1.5 hours. Then users will need to com
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What is the difference between ASHI CPR AED and AHA Heartsaver training here in PHOENIX?

Jul 30th 2018

    There are instances in which you are required to take CPR classes. However, there are different types of classes to choose from. You can get BLS classes from the American Heart Association here at Start CPR 1st in Phoenix. We also offer CPR and First Aid classes from the American Safety and Health Institute.Sometimes it can seem difficult to choose the right CPR class. Below are a couple things to help you.When choosing among CPR classes, you should determine which type of certification you need. You can choose between a standard (lay persons) and a healthcare BL
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BLS vs. CPR: What’s the Difference?

May 17th 2018

BLS vs. CPR: What’s the Difference?
BLS vs CPR… What is the Difference?We get a lot of questions about the difference between BLS Provider CPR and CPR AED. The difference between BLS and CPR is that the BLS class is an advanced CPR AED course. BLS is an abbreviation for Basic Life Support. The BLS CPR AED is a healthcare level CPR. The American Heart Association certification for healthcare providers is titled BLS Provider. Why does the New AHA BLS Card Say BLS Provider and Not BLS Healthcare Provider?The audience-specific identifiers have been removed because the new BLS Course is designed for healthcare providers carin
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The How To's for Claiming Your AHA ECard

Jan 1st 2018

The How To's for Claiming Your AHA ECard
Take a look here to see how to claim your AHA ECard. There is also a handy memo to provide to your employer.What is an eCard?An eCard is the electronic equivalent of a printed course completion card and can be provided to students as proof of their certification. The new eCards are valid course completion cards and can be presented to employers as proof of successful completion of an AHA course.Can I receive the regular paper version?No, the American Heart Association is switching over to the more secure version of the BLS cards, so it is not possible to receive the out-dated paper cards. Howe
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