Red Deer:First Aid and BLS/HCP

For Red Cross blended courses: the online portion logins will be issued during AHASTI - Customer Service hours Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm.

AHASTI facilities have been arranged so that all Alberta Regulations such as social distancing and cleaning/sanitization standards are being met. Class sizes have been decreased and each participant will practice skills on equipment. Equipment is not shared between participants and participants do not have contact with each other.



hdgRed Cross - Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider (BLS/HCP) - Recertification

The Red Cross has updated the Health Care Provider CPR program. It is now called the Basic Life Support CPR (BLS). Skills and certification continue to meet ILCOR standards. All students with a current Health Care Provider CPR certification will be permitted to recertify in the new Basic Life Support program.

- View the RD- BLS Recert Course Description
- View the RD- BLS Recert Course Schedule


hdgBlended Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider CPR/AED

This INTERMEDIATE Standard First Aid with CPR Level C/AED program plus the additional certificate for Health Care Providers. Course is conducted 50% in-class and 50% with an instructor while maintaining all safety requirements and social distancing requirements. Date selected is for the in-class portion and completion of the online must presented to the instructor. Online portal access will be sent via email during AHASTI business hours.

- View the RD - SFABLS Course Description
- View the RD - SFABLS Course Schedule


hdgRecertification - Standard First Aid with Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider (BLS/HCP) CPR/AED

Course is conducted 50% in-class and 50% with an instructor while maintaining all safety requirements and social distancing requirements. Date selected is for the in-class portion and completion of the online must presented to the instructor. Online portal access will be sent via email during AHASTI business hours. A valid certification must be presented to the instructor on the day of the program. COVID extensions for certifications that expire in March, April, May or June 2020 have been granted a 90 day extension.

- View the RD - SFA BLS R Course Description
- View the RD - SFA BLS R Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Basic Life Support (BLS) Program

Formerly known as BLS for Healthcare Providers - Employers may chose to be specific as to which provider their employees are certified by at this level of training. Please ensure you check with your employer prior to registering.

- View the RD - HSBLS Course Description
- View the RD - HSBLS Course Schedule


hdgHeart and Stroke - Basic Life Support Program (BLS) Renewal

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Renewal course is a fast-paced course that allows the experienced BLS provider (those who are confident in their BLS skills through regular use in their work in the ED, CCU, ICU on code team, or paramedics and first responders) the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge through written and skills assessment in a concentrated program.

- View the RD - HSBLSR Course Description
- View the RD - HSBLSR Course Schedule


hdgRed Cross - Basic Life Support/Health Care Provider CPR AED

The Red Cross has updated the Health Care Provider CPR program. It is now called the Basic Life Support CPR (BLS). Skills and certification continue to meet ILCOR standards.

- View the RD - RC - BLS Course Description
- View the RD - RC - BLS Course Schedule


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