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HeartCode BLS Skills

Date & Time Location Registration

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Download and Print Brochure to register - click link

Success in BLS - click link

Purpose & Intended Audience:

To train healthcare providers in the lifesaving skills of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (FBAO). This course can be utilized for initial or renewal training.

Part 1 is completed at the American Heart Association website which uses dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities/ This program takes approximately 1.75 hours to complete.

Parts 2 is the skills practice and testing by a BLS Instructor at UnityPoint Health-Des Moines and requires approximately 1 hour to complete.

All parts must be completed to receive a BLS Provider card.

Course Requirements:

  1. Log onto the American Heart Association website at www.onlineaha.org The product number is 90-1404 for the HeartCode BLS Online course. (Register & pay by credit card online.) This program is PC and Mac compatible.
  2. Complete all mandatory checkpoints and pass the written exam online. Print out the certificate showing completion of the HeartCode BLS computer portion to present to the instructor at the Parts 2 skills session. (Access to the online program is 24 months from the initial license activation.)

Dates and Times: 

Download the brochure for complete list of dates/times


Current American Heart Association BLS Instructors

Registration Fee:

$60 - for skills testing  
$20 - for skills testing of UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Region

UnityPoint Health - Des Moines hospital employees register in NetLearning

Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

For further information contact: 

Robin Gilbert