Illinois Fire Service Institute


AHA Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers : 0 Hours

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Course Description

Intended Audience

The American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider (AHA BLS Provider) course is intended for healthcare professionals or students of health professions. This level of certification is required to work IEMS events. IEMS will not accept any other certification, including Red Cross, AHA Heartsaver, or lifeguard certifications.

Registration and Payment

Registration for classes must be done through the buttons below. The class fee is $25 for IEMS members, $40 for University of Illinois students/faculty/staff, and $55 for all others. In order to qualify for the IEMS member discount, you must create an IEMS account (found on home page under Membership), and visit the IEMS office (Illini Union 115A) to fill out a volunteer agreement form and pay a $45 background check deposit within 72 hours of class completion.


If you should choose to cancel your CPR class, please e-mail IEMS at and let us know as soon as possible. IEMS reserves the right to charge for the class if you do not notify us in writing at least 24 hours before the class begins. Please note that classes in which less than 4 students are enrolled 24 hours before the course will be rescheduled for a later date; as such, please do not sign up for a course the day before you need your certification.

Group Classes

Interested in arranging a class for a UIUC department, group, or organization? Contact Group discounts may be available.


This course is part of the following Program

  • emergency medical services


There are no prerequisites to taking this course

If you have specific questions about this course contact BRIAN BRAUER

If you are interested in having this course taught in your area, contact BRIAN BRAUER or your regional representative.

If you are not sure who your regional representative is, take a look at this map. It is color coded by county.

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