Marin County & Sonoma County BLS (BCLS) CPR Classes

American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (AHA BLS for the HCP)

This American Heart Association BLS certification course is also called BCLS. BLS stands for Basic Life Support or BCLS stands for Basic Cardiac Life Support. The terminology of BCLS has been replaced by BLS but it is the same CPR class. The initials of AHA stand for American Heart Association.

Course Description
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed healthcare professionals.

Course Length: Approximately 4 hours

Intended Audience
Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, or medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, police officers, and other allied health personnel.

Student Materials:

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual

Instructor Materials:

  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual
  • BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Package w/DVD (includes BLS HCP Student Manual, BLS HCP Instructor Manual, BLS HCP DVD, BLS HCP Posters, AHA Stopwatch)

Card Type: American Heart Association BLS Basic Life Support Course Completion Card

Clasrooms: Safety Training Seminars teaches these AHA certfified BCLS classes in our offices in Marin County in Novato.

Written/Skills Exam: Required for completion card


Novato CPR Classes

Novato Oaks Inn

215 Alameda del Prado

Novato, CA 94949


Fax: (415) 840-0313
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Parking: Lots of free parking in this Concord Shopping Center

I understand how important it is for our customers to contact us quickly to receive their CPR and First-aid certification cards and answer any questions you may have. I am in the CPR office Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. If you leave a message, I will call you back quickly.

If this is an emergency, you can call me on my personal cell phone at 415-215-0852

Thanks, Charles

Safety Training Seminars has been providing safety classes throughout California since 1989. The CPR classes available are from ASHI (American Safety and Health Institute), AHA (American Heart Association), and EMSA (Emergency Medical Services Authority). We are a member of the Concord Chamber of Commerce.

“ The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent 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. “