Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is an American Heart Association Certification that is required for all UAH Nursing students and is recognized by most hospitals. It is intended to provide healthcare professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Prerequisites: You must have a current American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider Card that has not yet expired to take the recertification course. If your card has expired, then you must take the full course. Recertification Available Sessions Certification Available Sessions 06/22/15 07/15/15 08/05/15 08/11/15 08/14/15 Select a date from certification or recertification list above to register for an available session or get more information on individual session dates. To request a class or for customized training in Basic Life Support, CPR, AED, or First Aid, please email David.Kyle@uah.edu or phone 256.824.6007.