Health Care Providers: BLS CPR Course

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American Safety Health Institute (ASHI) Basic Life Support (BLS) Training Course

Training for healthcare providers and professional responders how to recognize a life-threatening emergency, how to provide basic life support, and what to do in case of an airway obstruction or choking. This class does not provide basic first-aid - is BLS CPR only (for healthcare providers).

  • Course time: 5 Hours
  • Course cost: Free
  • Offered: One class per quarter, see registration for specific dates

BLS training course is appropriate for:

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • EMTs/Paramedics
  • Pharmacists
  • Chiropractors/Physical Therapists
  • Dental/Doctor's Offices
  • And many other healthcare professions


  • Students must perform required skills competently without assistance
  • A written evaluation is required for all students
  • A 2-year certification card, issued by Oak Harbor Fire Department, will be provided at the completion of the course
  • If required or desired, you may purchase an ASHI-issued certification card for $15


  • See available class dates and register online for a Basic Life Support (BLS) class for healthcare providers
  • You will be asked to provide your name (including correct spelling), phone number, and email address
  • Class size is limited

CPR courses are also available through the Island County Fire Districts, Online (American Red Cross), and through regional training centers.

BASIC CPR (for non-healthcare providers)

If you are not a Healthcare Provider, but want to learn CPR or recertify your CPR card, please review information about our Basic CPR, AED and First Aid Training Course