Wake Tech is an American Heart Association (AHA) training center for many AHA courses. CPR is a basic skill that can be learned at various levels to help save a life, and it is a prerequisite for many areas of study, such as the Nursing and Nurse Aide programs and Medical Technology.

For more information about AHA programs or classes, contact Tara Overton at [email protected] or 919-866-5399.

Course descriptions and registration information

BLS for the HCP CPR
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
275094 Public Safety Education Campus 02/11/2023 02/11/2023 P. Brown $76.00 0/10
275099 Public Safety Education Campus 02/18/2023 02/18/2023 C. Lawrence $76.00 9/10
275107 Public Safety Education Campus 02/25/2023 02/25/2023 C. Lawrence $76.00 8/10
275349 Public Safety Education Campus 03/04/2023 03/04/2023 P. Brown $76.00 10/10
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Nurses, EMS Providers, CNA, Dental professionals, any healthcare career.
This course teaches healthcare professionals how to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and relieve choking in a timely and effective way. The course uses the American Heart Association’s “practice-while-watching” technique, in which instructors observe students and provide feedback and guidance. Skills practice is also included throughout the course.
Course Objectives
  1. Upon completion of the course the student will be able to correctly demonstrate 1 & 2 rescuer CPR for Adults , infants , and children.
Outline of Instruction
  1. 1-Rescuer CPR and AED use for adult, child and infant
  2. 2-Rescuer CPR and AED use for adult, child and infant
  3. Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  4. CPR with an advanced airway
  5. Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  6. Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  7. Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  8. Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  9. The AHA Chain of Survival
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
American Heart Association
Website URL
Certification Learning Outcomes/Requirements
  1. CPR certified with an AHA certification
CE to CU Articulation
Text and Supplies Needed
AHA BLS for HCP student manual AHA Product Number 20-1102 (paperback ISBN: 978-1-61669-768-6) or 20-3102 ( Ebook- ISBN: 978-1-61669-799-0)
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Written test score of 84 or higher and successful demonstration of skills
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
American Heart Association
Intended Audience
Nurses, EMS Providers, CNA, Dental professionals, any healthcare career.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Public Safety personnel and healthcare related fields
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
Related Courses
Course Contact Information
Tara Overton