Basic Life Support

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Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Juniors & Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.


Lehi Main Campus


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The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Health Care Providers is designed to provide professionals with the necessary skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.  

This one-day six hour course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve masks, foreign-body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.


  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT and AEMT)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Residents for Fellows
  • Physicians
  • Respiratory, Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Medical or Nursing students in training
  • Aides, Medical or Nursing Assistants, and other allied health personnel
  • First Responders, such as police officers and firefighters
  • Laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public

*If a student is sponsored by a qualifying company, Utah State Custom Fit funding may be available to offset training costs by up to 50%. For details visit the Custom Fit homepage.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
Employee photo SuAnn Bird
SuAnn Bird

Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

Registration for Summer term opens January 2, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. online, and the 2023-2024 school year registration opens April 20, 2023 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

Spring 2023Lehi Main Campus3155/6/20235/6/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Summer 2023Lehi Main Campus3156/3/20236/3/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Summer 2023Lehi Main Campus3157/8/20237/8/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus3158/19/20238/19/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus3159/9/20239/9/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus31510/7/202310/7/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus31511/4/202311/4/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus31512/2/202312/2/20238:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Spring 2024Lehi Main Campus3151/13/20241/13/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Spring 2024Lehi Main Campus3152/3/20242/3/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Spring 2024Lehi Main Campus3153/2/20243/2/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Spring 2024Lehi Main Campus3154/13/20244/13/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Spring 2024Lehi Main Campus3155/4/20245/4/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
Summer 2024Lehi Main Campus3156/1/20246/1/20248:00 AM2:00 PMSat
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Total hours: 6

Course NameCourse HoursCourse CreditsExternship/Clinical/ WBL CreditsTuition ($120/credit hour)Course Fees
Heartsaver Basic Life Support600$12.60$29.00
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Student Fees:$29.00
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Optional MaterialsNotes (ISBN numbers, quantity, etc)Cost
Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course Manual1 978-1-61669-407-4 $8.00
Replacement CardPlease email SuAnn Bird ( for a replacement card$5.00
Total Cost of Optional Materials$13.00
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Healthcare Provider BLS and First Aid Certification

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Program length
6 hours
Total cost
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