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BLS Certification

BLS Certification

Learn How to Save a Life

Earn your Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare professionals today! Learn CPR for adults, children and infants, choking procedures and effective team dynamics. 

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BLS Certification Overview

Learning Basic Life Support (BLS) is an invaluable skill that empowers you to act effectively in life-threatening emergencies. Whether you're a healthcare professional or a layperson, BLS training equips you with the techniques necessary to sustain someone's life until professional medical help arrives. This training includes performing chest compressions, administering rescue breaths, and using an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The knowledge and skills gained from BLS can make a critical difference, potentially saving lives during cardiac arrests, drowning incidents, or other medical emergencies where immediate action is crucial. Moreover, being BLS-certified enhances your ability to stay calm and confident, ensuring that you can provide essential care in a crisis, making you a valuable asset to your community and workplace.

In this overview, you will learn what MyCPR NOW's BLS certification course involves, and how can MyCPR NOW’s online course can help you achieve your BLS certification. We'll cover our streamlined process, the convenience of digital learning, and how you can certify at your own pace with no payment required until you pass. Unpack the essentials of MyCPR NOW’s BLS course and decide whether it’s the pathway to enhance your life-saving skills.

MyCPR NOW's BLS Course

MyCPR NOW's BLS certification course is a self-directed eLearning program is designed to provide a functional knowledge of basic life support skills to healthcare professionals as well as those wanting a more in-depth knowledge of CPR. Our course offers versatility in learning, easy access to course materials, and straightforward paths for BLS certification and renewal.

Our BLS certification course is designed to cater to all learning types, utilizing various learning modalities to tailor the learning experience. Whether you are taking your course from the convenience of your own home, or in a class setting, MyCPR NOW's BLS certification course is an ideal way to learn BLS skills, CPR, choking procedures, team dynamics and more.

Course Overview

The Basic Life Support (BLS) course offers the following benefits:

  • It is offered entirely online and is accessible 24/7
  • You can engage with the course materials at any time that suits you
  • It provides flexibility that is often missing from traditional classroom-based courses
  • Whether you’re an early bird or a night owl, this course accommodates your schedule.

To achieve course completion recognition, students must score at least 80% on the BLS certification exam. This stringent requirement ensures that only those who have truly grasped the necessary knowledge and skills to receive our certification. MyCPR NOW does not require payment unless you pass. That’s right, you only pay if you pass. We feel that basic life support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills should be transparent and available, even if you choose not to become certified or pay.

Upon successful completion and payment, your BLS certificate will be emailed to you immediately and is also available for download on our website. Also, the BLS certification course materials are always readily accessible.

Course Structure and Learning Platform

One of the standout features of MyCPR NOW’s BLS certification course is its comprehensive content. The course covers critical topics such as:

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • AED usage
  • Choking procedures
  • Team dynamics in resuscitation
  • Special considerations in basic life support

Our course uses a variety of eLearning assets including videos, slides, outlines and other media to enrich the learning experience. Our goals is for you to transition from knowledge to functional skills seamlessly.

This multimedia approach, also known as blended learning, is not only engaging but also tailors the educational content to suit the proficiency level of each student. Coupled with 24/7 availability, this course offers a flexible and personalized learning path.

Course Content and Instructional Design

MyCPR NOW's BLS certification course incorporates aspects of both CPR and first aid to ensure that participants are well-equipped to handle a range of emergency situations, if CPR, AED or choking first aid is required.

To optimize learning, open-source reference material is freely available. This gives course participants the advantage of accessing a diverse array of learning materials at any time.

Examination and Certification Process

The certification process of MyCPR NOW’s BLS course is robust. The exam consists of multiple-choice and true/false questions, which participants are required to complete. To pass the test, participants must demonstrate understanding of critical topics such as CPR for adults, CPR for infants and children, AED usage, CPR equipment usage (such as proper BVM use and EC clamp), how to perform the Heimlich maneuver and more . This ensures that certified individuals have a thorough understanding of BLS skills.

Upon passing the exam, participants will receive their certification via email and can immediately download and print their certificate directly from MyCPR NOW’s certificate download area. The convenience of testing from home, round-the-clock accessibility, and a “pay only if you pass” policy make the examination and certification process highly user-friendly.

Renewal of Certification

When it comes to renewing your BLS certificate, MyCPR NOW also has you covered. Your certificate is valid for one year, and you must retest to renew. Certified individuals will be reminded yearly when they are due to renew. This takes the hassle out of tracking your certification status and ensures you have the opportunity to keep your knowledge and skills up-to-date and your certificate remains active.

Key Takeaways

  • MyCPR NOW’s online BLS course offers a self-paced, comprehensive training program for basic life support skills including CPR for adults, children and infants, AED use, team dynamics in resuscitation, and other critical procedures, accessible 24/7 with various learning modalities to accommodate all learning types.
  • The self-paced learning and certification process through MyCPR NOW involves passing an exam with at least an 80% score, with the policy of ‘pay only if you pass’ and unlimited retake opportunities without additional fees, providing flexibility and ensuring proficiency among certified individuals.
  • A BLS certification from MyCPR NOW is valid for one year with annual reminders for renewal, offering a user-friendly learning platform, cost-effective training with free retesting, and adherence to BLS standards, suitable for healthcare professionals and others requiring comprehensive basic life support knowledge.
  • We make Learning basic life support (BLS) simple, easy and effective.
  • Our BLS course provides a complete learning experience without you being required to take a class or allowing you to study at your own pace.

Is Basic Life Support (BLS) Training Right for You?

Before setting off on this path, it’s pertinent to ascertain whether BLS training aligns with your needs. MyCPR NOW’s BLS Certification is not only affordable but also includes comprehensive training on Basic Life Support. It teaches comprehensive procedures for choking, and the certification is widely acknowledged and adheres to BLS standards.

When asking if BLS training is right for you, we recommend that you check with your employer to see if you need BLS training. Also, check local and employment regulations in your area to see what is required. Ultimately, you should make the determination that best suits your need to be safe and stay safe.


What makes MyCPR NOW the right choice for your BLS certification? For starters, it’s convenient. The course is entirely online, meaning you can learn at your own pace, in your own time, and in your own environment. This flexibility is great for busy professionals or individuals with varying schedules.

Learning Basic Life Support (BLS) from a provider like MyCPR NOW can offer several advantages, depending on the specific features and reputation of the organization. Here are some reasons why someone might choose to learn BLS from MyCPR NOW:

  1. Convenience: MyCPR NOW may offer online courses that allow learners to complete BLS training at their own pace and on their own schedule. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for busy professionals or individuals who may not have the time to attend traditional in-person classes.
  2. Comprehensive Training: A good BLS course should cover all essential aspects, including chest compressions, rescue breathing, AED usage, and handling choking emergencies. MyCPR NOW offers thorough training that encompasses all these critical skills.
  3. Affordability: Our online platform is more cost-effective and convenient than in-person BLS classes.
  4. Resources and Support: MyCPR NOW provides additional resources such as downloadable materials, access to all manuals, and access to certification exams, enhancing the learning experience.
  5. User-Friendly Learning Platforms: The ease of use of the learning platform itself can be a significant factor, especially for users who may not be technologically savvy. A good platform ensures that learners can focus on the content without struggling with the interface.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I access the course materials at any time?

Yes, you can access the course materials at any time, as they are available 24/7 for your convenience.

How many attempts do I have to pass the certification exam?

You have unlimited attempts to pass the certification exam. If you fail on the first try, you can retest immediately without incurring additional fees.

Do I have to pay to take the certification exam?

No, you only have to pay for the certification exam if you pass it.

How long is the BLS certification valid for?

The BLS certification is valid for one year, and you will need to retest to renew it after that period.

Is the BLS course suitable for healthcare professionals?

Yes, the BLS course is suitable for healthcare professionals as it is designed to provide them with the necessary knowledge and skills for basic life support.

What is a basic life support (BLS) certification?

A BLS certification validates that an individual has the necessary knowledge and skills to perform basic life-saving techniques, such as cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), effective teamwork dynamics, and procedures for relieving foreign-body airway obstruction.

Does BLS training expire?

Yes, BLS training from MyCPR NOW is valid for one year, after which you must retest to renew your certification.

What is a BLS for healthcare certification?

The BLS for Healthcare certification is tailored to healthcare professionals like paramedics, nurses, and doctors. This certification equips them with essential CPR and basic cardiovascular life support skills for different in-hospital and out-of-hospital scenarios.

What does this course cover?

Answer: The basic life support training course covers a wide range of topics, including CPR for adults, children, and infants, AED use, team dynamics in resuscitation, special considerations in BLS, and techniques for relieving foreign-body airway obstruction.