AHA Heartsaver First-Aid & AHA - BLS Provider Certification

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Due to ongoing Covid19 and campus restrictions, we have modified our certification courses to reflect the recommendations of the American Heart Association (AHA), University, and community policy.

  • Avoid Close Contact and interaction between students
  • Face masks are recommended but not required
  • Wash hands and cover sneezes/coughs – use hand sanitizer regularly
  • Adhere to AHA Covid19 classroom recommendations – No pocket masks and 1-1 checks
  • If you are sick – don’t come to class

If you have any questions pertaining to our certification courses, please email BLSClasses@nursing.utexas.edu.


American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First-Aid and AHA Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider is an instructor-led and video-based course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a life-threatening emergency. Skills covered in this course include BLS CPR and the use of an AED for adult, child and infant; choking relief in adults and infants; and to promptly recognize a First Aid emergency. The course teaches In Facility Provider (IFP) skills and allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback, and guide the students’ learning throughout the course.


  • Thursday, June 23, 2022 | 8:15am – 1:00pm | NUR 1.106 | View Map
  • Thursday, June 30, 2022 | 8:15am – 1:00pm | NUR 1.106 | View Map
  • Thursday, July 14, 2022 | 8:15am – 1:00pm | NUR 1.106 | View Map
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022 | 8:15am – 1:00pm | NUR 1.106 | View Map

Cost: $60

Course Registration Process

STEP 1 – SIGN UP: Participants must first check upcoming class schedule and secure your spot by enrolling in the class.

Click here to enroll in First Aid and BLS (CPR)

Once enrolled, return to this page and complete the payment process - Step 2

STEP 2 – PAYMENT: After you have enrolled, please make payment using the link below.

Click here to make payment – $60

Contact: Please email BLSClasses@nursing.utexas.edu, and we will respond within 24 hours.

NOTE: You are not guaranteed a spot in class until payment for registration has been submitted (step 2). If payment is not submitted upon registration, you will be dropped from the class. (Invoiced participants are exempt.) A cancellation fee of $10 will be charged to those who fail to attend a class unless prior notification has been given.

*UT School of Nursing reserves the right to cancel a class with less than 5 participants registered. An email will be sent to those on the roster 24 hours before the class is cancelled.