Basic life support training

Online BLS certification

Get certified day or night from your computer with our fast, convenient basic life support courses. Each course includes everything you need with no hidden charges:

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BLS certification or recertification online

BLS certification course: Take this course if you've never been certified.

BLS certification course: If you've been certified in the past.

Our BLS certification course is designed customers who have never been certified in the past, or customers interested in a more detailed course. Our BLS recertification or BLS renewal course is designed for customers who have been certified in basic life support at some point in the past (though their previous certification may or not still be active). They can renew BLS online.

Receive an instant provider eCard as soon as you pass

Other web-based medical education providers make you wait for them to send an email provider eCard, which only happens during regular business hours. Our BLS certification and recertification or BLS renewal courses includes a free instant provider eCard that you'll be able to download as soon as you pass the exam, day or night, 24/7/365! You can view and print the instant eCard with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program and use it until your regular hard copy provider certificate arrives in the mail. The hard copy certificate is mailed only if requested.

Our instant provider eCards are in Adobe PDF format so you can view and print them using the free Adobe Acrobat Reader program from

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Nationally accepted

Nurses and physicians everywhere in the United States and Canada can take our online ACLS/PALS/BLS courses for their certification needs.

Once you successfully pass the exam you'll earn both an instant provider eCard you can download and use right away, plus a regular hard copy provider certificate that we'll send you by mail, if requested. Pacific Medical Training courses are accepted throughout the United States and in other countries.

Based on AHA guidelines

Basic life support courses from Pacific Medical Training are written by AHA-trained medical professionals and current with American Heart Association guidelines. Other international groups that we accept credentials from are European Resuscitation Council, Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada, Australian Resuscitation Council, New Zealand Resuscitation Council, Resuscitation Council of Southern Africa, InterAmerican Heart Foundation, Recuscitation Council of Asia.

Our Pacific Medical Training branded training courses are sold proudly, under contract, to the U.S. Department of the Army and NASA .

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Online exam with 3 takes

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Add ACLS or PALS and save up to 15%

Save 10% when you buy 2 courses

Save 15% when you buy 3 courses

We also offer initial cert and recert courses for advanced cardiac life support and basic life support. If you need multiple certifications you can automatically save up to 15% off your order! You will receive 10% off when you order 2 courses and 15% off when you order 3. Discounts are automatically applied in our convenient, secure shopping cart system when you select more than 1 course.

Everything you need for ACLS, PALS, and BLS courses

Each of our courses is a complete course with everything you need. We don't make you purchase study material or shipping for your hard copy certificate after you've already purchased a course. You'll receive everything you need both to study and receive your certificates when you certify with Pacific Medical Training. If you'd like to receive your hard copy provider certificate faster than regular mail, or if you live outside the United States, we offer options for express and international shipping in our shopping cart. The hard-copy certificate is shipped only if requested.

The certification course is longer than the recertification course because it doesn't assume previous experience.

The American Heart Association name is owned by American Heart Association, Inc. Pacific Medical Training has no affiliation with American Heart Association.