The blended course is the most available (several times per week) and the certification is the same as a traditional course. The blended courses consist of online coursework combined with a 1-hour “hands-on” skills session with an instructor.
The BLS course is a CPR/AED course for healthcare professionals or students in the medical, dental, fire or law enforcement fields, 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. This course was formally called, “BLS for Healthcare Providers”.
All nurses, EMTs, dental & medical Professionals take this American Heart Association course. It is available in either the traditional or the blended format. Either format offers the same certification card.