Basic Life Support

(BLS Provider)

AMERICAN HEart association

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.  This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. GatorCPR offers BLS certification in a classroom environment or American Heart Association HeartCode BLS Blended/Online Module with Skills Check Certifications.

Who typically takes this course:

  • Doctors, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, EMTs, CNAs, Most Healthcare-Related Workers

  • Dentists, Dental Assistants

  • Healthcare-Related Studies (i.e., Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, PA, etc.)

After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

  • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply its BLS concepts

  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

  • Perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants

  • Describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one

  • Provide effective ventilations with a barrier device

  • Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR

  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

Classroom-based Learning is entirely Instructor-led. Students complete the entire course in one video-based session with an instructor, which covers content, skills practice and testing.

  • Hands-on instruction with an American Heart Association Instructor allows students to practice skills and ask questions throughtout the course.

  • Students complete their training in a single convenient session. 

  • Ideal for students with limited acces to technology. 

  • Students have access to a BLS provider manual for reference.


BLS Classroom

$55 for Professional

$49 for Student


Length of Class:



American Heart Association

3.5 to 4 hours

100% Classroom

$55/$49 with valid student ID


Blended learning combines self-paced online training with an Instructor-led classroom session. Students first learn the course content online using HeartCode BLS. After passing the included online exam, they attend an Instructor-led, video-based classroom portion focused on skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing.

  • The online portion allows students to complete exercises and learn at their own pace.

  • The classroom portion allows time for practice and discussion.

  • Students have access to HeartCode BLS for 24 months after activation, allowing them to revisit simulations and videos after they complete the course.


BLS heartcode 



* Includes the Heartcode BLS Course key and in-person skills module. The certification received for the Blended/Online BLS Heartcode Module is the same card you would receive taking a Classroom Course


Length of Class:



American Heart Association

2 to 3 hrs online; 1 hr classroom

Part Online w/ In-Person Skills Session



more about heartcode bls

This HeartCode BLS online course uses the latest eSimulation technology to enable students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Utilizing a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities, this course teaches BLS knowledge and skills to 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.

GatorCPR: The Center for CPR and CNA Training

Phone: (352) 727-4733


Training Location - Gainesville


1029 NW 23rd Ave

Gainesville FL 32609

Training Location - Ocala

GatorCPR at Rasmussen College

4755 SW 46th Court

Ocala FL 34474

Training Location - Ocala

GatorCPR at Beeline Medical Training

233 NE 58th Ave, #102

Ocala FL 34470

Serves the following communities: Gainesville, Ocala, Chiefland, Lake City, Palatka, The Villages and other North Central Florida Communities

GatorCPR Guarantee 

100% Commitment to You
If for any reason you don't pass our class the first time, you can attend any future class free of charge on us. No questions asked.


100% Acceptance of AHA Certifications
We promise that your employer, school, or agency will accept our American Heart Association (AHA) certifications. If there is a question of acceptance or validity, simply send us an email at with full details. We will reach out to the individual/entity and provide accreditation information. If still there's a question, we will provide you with a full refund of your class fee. It's that simple. NOTE: This does not apply to ASHI 


100% Same-Day Certification eCards
Upon successful completion of your course, you'll always receive your official certification eCard the same-day of your class.  Now that's easy.

Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.