First Aid & Basic Life Support (BLS)

Learn CPR, FA, & AED and BLS online! Created by physicians and adheres to the latest ILCOR Standards and Guidelines
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You will learn how to prevent and treat common illnesses and injuries
Free, 100% Online Certification for CPR, First Aid, and AED, and BLS training available
In this course you will learn how to deliver high quality chest compressions, provide basic airway management, rescue breathing, and use of an automated external defibrillatior (AED).
At the completion of this course the participant will be familiar with basic life support techniques used in response to common emergencies.


  • No previous training or special materials are required


Knowing the process of Basic Life Support (BLS) is critical in responding to life-threatening emergencies. The newest BLS course guidelines focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that promotes efficiency and minimization of errors.  Additionally, First Aid is covered in the course.

This course will teach participants how to perform life support techniques including chest compressions, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use for defibrillation and more. 

 The course package includes: 

  • A First Aid instructional presentation

  • A BLS instructional presentation 

  • CPR, AED, & First Aid and BLS Provider Handbooks

NOTE - This course is for training in Basic Life Support and CPR, AED, and First Aid.

Who this course is for:

  • Health Care Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Care Students
  • Emergency Responders
  • Anyone who wants to be prepared in a medical emergency

Course content

19 sections102 lectures2h 11m total length
  • Introducing Save A Life by NHCPS & the Disque Foundation
  • Who is NHCPS?


Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS
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  • 14,867 Reviews
  • 130,918 Students
  • 9 Courses

Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification, and recertification. 

All proceeds from Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of Save a Life Certifications by NHCPS, life support training has been made possible for the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.