The American Heart Association HeartCode BLS course is a Blended Learning that has two components:
- An online portion and
- A Classroom in-person Skills Practice and Testing Session
The course key to access the online portion is sent to the student 15 days prior to the instructor-led Classroom session. Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete a hands-on skills session and practical exam at Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center (KHMSC).
Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive American Heart Association Heartcode BLS Course completion card which is valid internationally for 2 years.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such course, except for a portion of fess needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the AHA.