Calgary: First Aid and BLS/HCP

For Red Cross blended courses: the online portion logins will be issued during AHASTI - Customer Service hours Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm.

AHASTI facilities have been arranged so that all Alberta Regulations such as social distancing and cleaning/sanitization standards are being met. Class sizes have been decreased and each participant will practice skills on equipment. Equipment is not shared between participants and participants do not have contact with each other.

hdgRed Cross - Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider (BLS/HCP) - Recertification

The Red Cross has updated the Health Care Provider CPR program. It is now called the Basic Life Support CPR (BLS). Skills and certification continue to meet ILCOR standards. All students with a current Health Care Provider CPR certification will be permitted to recertify in the new Basic Life Support program.

- View the BLS Recert Course Description
- View the BLS Recert Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Basic Life Support (BLS/HCP) with Airway and Oxygen Modules

Basic Life Support is an important step in the survival of a person who suffers a cardiac arrest incident. This course is designed for those that will work in a team response such as EMS, Fire, Nurses, future CRC BLS instructors etc. This course includes the optional modules of Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy.

- View the BLS with A/O Course Description
- View the BLS with A/O Course Schedule


hdgRecertification - Blended Standard First Aid/CPR C/AED plus BLS/HCP CPR

Course is conducted 50% in-class and 50% with an instructor while maintaining all safety requirements and social distancing requirements. Date selected is for the in-class portion and completion of the online must presented to the instructor. Online portal access will be sent via email during AHASTI business hours. A valid certification must be presented to the instructor on the day of the program. COVID extensions for certifications that expire in March, April, May or June 2020 have been granted a 90 day extension.

- View the online - SFA BLS R Course Description
- View the online - SFA BLS R Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Basic Life Support (BLS/HCP) Program

Formerly known as BLS for Healthcare Providers - Employers may chose to be specific as to which provider their employees are certified by at this level of training. Please ensure you check with your employer prior to registering.

- View the HS - BLS Course Description
- View the HS - BLS Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Basic Life Support (BLS/HCP) Renewal

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Renewal course is a fast-paced course that allows the experienced BLS provider (those who are confident in their BLS skills through regular use in their work in the ED, CCU, ICU on code team, or paramedics and first responders) the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge through written and skills assessment in a concentrated program.

- View the HS - BLS Renewal Course Description
- View the HS - BLS Renewal Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider (BLS/HCP) AED

The Red Cross has updated the Health Care Provider CPR program. It is now called the Basic Life Support CPR (BLS). Skills and certification continue to meet ILCOR standards.

- View the BLS Course Description
- View the BLS Course Schedule


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