Online CPR Certification Classes in Marin County

Online CPR AHA class in San Francisco for nurses and doctors

Are online CPR classes valid?
There are lots of online CPR classes available on the internet. Unfortunately, many of these are an internet scam. In order to receive a valid CPR certification card, you need to be in a classroom with a certified American Heart Association AHA CPR  instructor and practice on manikins. We have lots of students that pay $40- $60 for an online CPR certification which is not valid and then they have to pay to take a real CPR class all over again. In order to receive an official American Heart Assocation CPR card, you must take the online testing, then come in to our classroom to practice on the CPR manikins.

We offer online American Heart Association online CPR training classes. eLearning Course (part online, part skill testing).

You will receive this card after your training:


American Heart Association CPR certification card

American Heart Association CPR certification card







This course is designed to review and evaluate the cardiopulmonary skills necessary to aid victims of all ages, foreign body airway obstructions, AED use, and airway ventilation with barrier devices. BLS-HCP is required for those who provide health care to patients in both the hospital and pre-hospital environments. This class is for both renewals or first time students. After this course students will receive the American Heart Association BLS HCP CPR certification card valid for two years.

The Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider Online CPR Course offers a flexible training option for busy healthcare professionals who would like to either renew their healthcare provider card or for the first-time user who would like to initially certify for CPR. American Heart Association has been providing eLearning for over 5 years and has trained hundreds of thousands of people in CPR with this system. You can take the tests and do the reading at your home or workplace. Then you print out the online CPR certificate and come to our office for the skills testing which takes about 30 minutes. This CPR certification card is the exact same card as if you took the 4.5 hour class.

The complete online CPR course is delivered in two parts.

Step 1 (Online)
Take the online cognitive learning through Web-based, self-paced modules. After this course, you can print out your proof of completion. This portion takes about 1-1.5 hours.

Step 2 (CPR skills testing at our Marin County office).

Sign up for the hands-on skills CPR practice session below with an American Heart Association CPR instructor. This takes about 30 minutes. Bring your BLS CPR Online Certification from the online CPR course that you took. Upon successful completion, students receive their BLS – HCP completion card from the American Heart Association.

Class Length: 1-1.5 hours online reading & testing, 30 minutes skills testing
Class Location: Novato Oaks Inn
Parking: Plenty of free street parking

Also, we have complimentary coffee, tea, soda, & water in our comfortable Marin classroom.

“ 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. “