This 6-8 hour program involves multiple learning activities: a videotaped overview of the chain of survival and other cognitive information; an instructor-led discussion of the adult signs of heart attack, cardiac arrest, stroke, and choking; videotaped skills demonstration and practice; instructor-led practice scenarios; and peer practice scenarios. The length of the course is determined by the participant-instructor ratio (6:1 is recommended).
The $45 course fee does not include the American Heart Association BLS Provider manual. The manual costs $19.99, and is available at the Health Education Center's Barnes and Noble bookstore, Item #15-1010 (Barnes & Noble phone: 727-202-3603). The book is required to successfully complete the course. Please note: You are not required to attend this class in uniform.