Compliance Package for New Students
- American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR
- AHA Heartsaver First Aid
- Nurse/Patient Safety
American Heart Association (AHA) – Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR and AHA Heartsaver First Aid is an instructor-led and video-based course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency or until emergency medical services arrive. Skills covered in this course include CPR; First Aid; use of an AED for adult, child, and infant; choking relief in adults and infants; and nurse and patient safety in the healthcare setting.
These courses consist of lectures, discussions, video demonstrations, safety education, and practical work as suggested by OSHA, National Safety Council, and the AHA. These courses are mandatory for all students enrolled in the nursing program at the UT Austin School of Nursing.
If you currently hold an AHA only – BLS Provider (CPR) or (AHA or American Red Cross) First- Aid Certification, then only sign up for the course needed for compliance. Online courses are not accepted as completion of the above-stated courses.
*Additional fees may be incurred if compliance is not met by the start of school.
Cost: $70 (All 3 classes are included at this price).
- Please bring a lunch if planning on attending all day.
- Refrigerator and microwaves are available on the 5th floor (NUR 5.102F) in the student lounge.
- Cafés are located nearby at the UT Medical School, Dell Med Hospital, and Health Transformation Building (HTB).
Course Registration Process
STEP 1 – SIGN UP: Participants, please check upcoming class schedule and secure your spot by enrolling in the class.
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.
Contact: Please email BLSClasses@nursing.utexas.edu, and we will respond within 24hours.