Heart & Stroke - Blended BLS Renewal

The BLS Blended Renewal course assumes comprehensive awareness, knowledge, and skill proficiency in Heart & Stroke BLS concepts. This fast-paced course is for students who are confident in their BLS skills, use their skills regularly, require limited practice and who already possess a valid Heart & Stroke BLS certificate to renew their credentials for another year. Students have access to the online environment for 1 year.


The following items are covered in this Heart & Stroke - Blended BLS Renewal class:

  • Single and multi-rescuer basic life support skills
  • High quality CPR and team dynamics


1 hr online and 1.5 hr in-class


The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Must have a current Heart & Stroke Issued BLS.
  • Must have the online completed prior to the scheduled in-class portion.


The Heart and Stroke Foundation has implemented a three (3) person minimum per course in order for courses to run. In the event of only two people present at the start of the program, AHASTI is required to cancel the course and reschedule candidates without exception.

BLS Blended Renewal is the fundamental renewal course for healthcare professionals and emergency medical providers, combining self-paced online learning and in-person instructor-led skills training. The course covers the same curriculum and teaches the same skills as the conventional instructor-led course, including single- and multi-rescuer basic life support skills with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics in a wide variety of prehospital and in-facility settings.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • BLS Provider Renewal
  • Valid for: 1 year*
  • Heart & Stroke recommends annual renewal of BLS skills.

hdgAdditional Information

CME/CPD Credits

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Eligible for two (2) credits per hour under Section 2 of the MOC Program as “Traineeships”.

Other Colleges / Regulatory Bodies
Heart & Stroke courses are recognized across Canada. We are committed to continuous assessment and accreditation. Check with your college or professional affiliation to see if this course is eligible for credits.

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