- Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Class
- BLS for Healthcare Providers-Online: Parts 2 & 3
- BLS Anytime for Healthcare Providers: Part 3
- Heartsaver CPR AED
The Health Promotion and Education Center (HPEC) offers American Heart Association (AHA) CPR training for current Cal State L.A. students, faculty, and staff. The Center's CPR program is conducted in association with CPR for Life, LLC (an American Heart Association Training Center).
See events for upcoming training dates. Visit the Center in Student Health Center room 215 to register for a training. All trainings and healthcare provider practice and skills testing sessions take place in the Student Health Center, Room 210. For additional information, call (323) 343-3340.
Students are encouraged to verify their training requirements with their academic departments and/or employers.
Eligibility is based on current enrollment and employment, i.e., enrollment / employment during the quarter in which CPR sessions take place. Proof of current Cal State L.A. enrollment or employment is required.
In order to utilize the HPEC CPR program, students not enrolled during the quarter in which the CPR trainings / skills sessions take place must:
1: Have been enrolled the immediately preceding quarter as a matriculated student (e.g., students enrolled the previous quarter through Extended Studies, but not enrolled the current quarter are NOT eligible. Click on Eligibility for additional information);
2: Pay the $55 mandatory health fee (MHF); and
3: Pay applicable training / skills session fee.
Individuals not currently employed at CSULA are not eligible to use Student Health Center services.
Proof of current Cal State L.A. enrollment or employment is required.
Pre-payment is required to register for classes and skills practice and testing sessions. We encourage students and employees to select and pay for a desired training as soon as possible as space is limited.
Step 1: Pick up a CPR charge form in SHC 215.
Step 2: Pay appropriate fee(s) to Student Health Center cashier.
Step 3: Register for desired class in SHC 215. Note: Proof of payment is required. Course registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability.
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers teaches CPR and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction skills for adult and pediatric victims. It includes training on two-rescuer CPR and the use of bag-masks and automated external defibrillators (AED). Course length is approximately 4˝ hours. Successful completion of skills testing and written examination are required to receive a BLS Healthcare Provider Course Completion Card. See events for upcoming training dates. Call the Center at (323) 343-3340 to register for a training.
Training fee: $40
The BLS for Healthcare Providers-Online course consists of three components. Part 1 is completed online and comprises the cognitive portion of the training. It includes mandatory cognitive checkpoints and the "written" exam. Parts 2 & 3 consist of a skills practice and testing session which is completed in the presence of a BLS instructor. The online course is intended for both initial and renewal certification.
The Health Promotion and Education Center offers BLS for Healthcare Providers-Online Parts 2 & 3. Skills practice and testing is conducted by appointment only. Proof of current employment/enrollment and the BLS Healthcare Provider Online Course Completion Certificate are required for skills practice and testing. Course completion cards are issued to those who provide appropriate documentation and successfully complete skills testing.
Visit OnlineAHA.org for additional information and to register for Part 1. Call or visit the Health Promotion and Education Center (SHC 215,  343-3340) to schedule an appointment for Parts 2 & 3.
- Part 1 (Online module): $19.95.
- Parts 2 & 3 (skills practice and testing through the HPEC): $30
This self-directed, instructional Anytime kit combines interactive online lessons with CPR practice manikins. The overall kit allows students to learn at their own pace using the same online lessons as HeartCode BLS™ Part 1 and learning tools to practice BLS skills.
Students practice adult/infant CPR and ventilation techniques, using a bag-mask device, with the aid of personal manikins, training resuscitators and an instructional DVD. Students also complete an in-person skills testing session with an AHA BLS Instructor.
The BLS Anytime kit provides a convenient alternative training option to the BLS classroom course. For additional information or to order a kit visit the American Heart Association l Basic Life Support.
- Parts 1 & 2 (Anytime Kit): $129
- Part 3 (Skills testing through HPEC using personal Anytime Kit): $No cost
- Part 3 (Skills testing through HPEC using HPEC manikins): $30
Heartsaver CPR AED trains rescuers in CPR, choking relief, and use of barrier devices for victims of all ages. In addition, the course also trains participants in the use of automoated external defibrillators (AED) for adults and children. It is appropriate for most lay persons who may be first responders to an emergency situation and are required by their employer to complete CPR training (e.g., teachers). A course completion card is issued to those who successfully complete the course skills test. See events for upcoming training dates.
- Heartsaver CPR AED (Adult): $35
- Heartsaver CPR AED (Adult + Child and/or Infant): $35
CPR, first aid, and AED training are available throughout the community. If our program does not meet your training needs, you can find other training sites by calling the American Heart Association (AHA) at (877) AHA-4CPR or visiting the AHA's ECC Class Connector. In addition, the American Heart Association has a line of e-learning programs. Visit OnlineAHA.org for more information.
If you are not sure what type of training you need be sure to check with your academic department and/or employers.
AHA strongly promotes knowledge & proficiency in BLS, ACLS, & PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by AHA. Any fees charged for this course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course material, do not represent income to AHA.