The American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider CPR course is designed to train healthcare professionals on recognizing and responding to several life-threatening emergencies. Skills include providing team CPR for adults, children and infants, using an AED, BVM, and relieving choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed healthcare professionals. There are no prerequisites or requirements for this class and anyone may participate to learn the life-saving skills of CPR. The AHA is an authorized provider of CPR and ECC courses. Participants who successfully complete the BLS program will be issued a Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers certification that is valid for two years.