American Heart Association BLS/CPR Certification

The American Heart Association standards for Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is recommended for all licensed, certified health care practitioners, and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. This class teaches participants how to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques. Basic Life Support (BLS) students learn rescue techniques for adults, children, and infants.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to recognize life-threatening emergencies
  • How to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team
  • Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques

Workforce Development Program Scholarships

Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and its donors are pleased to offer scholarships to students enrolling in select Workforce Development courses. To submit your scholarship application, follow the steps in this Workforce Development Program Scholarship Application Guide.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees Register

Friday
Oct. 21, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(1 hour lunch break)

In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
 $99 Register Now

Friday
Nov. 4, 2022
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
(1 hour lunch break)

In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
 $99 Register Now
Tuesday & Thursday
Dec. 13 ­– Dec. 15, 2022
5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
 $99 Register Now

Course Hours: 6 Hours