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CPR/BLS CLasses

Please be informed of our infection control guidelines;

  1. In light of COVID-19 our classes follow the AHA regulations and practice social distancing in the classes.
  2. Participants and instructors known to be in the active stages of an infectious disease, or have reason to believe they were exposed to an infectious disease, must postpone resuscitative training.
  3. To prevent spread of infection, participants with dermatologic lesions on hands, oral, or circumoral areas, should not participation in resuscitative training unless the area is covered.  


All classes are held at our Downtown Campus, 400 Central Avenue NW, Orange City, IA, 51041.

BLS Full Provider Course (For Healthcare Providers who have not taken a BLS class in the past or who have let their BLS card expire.) Cost: $45; Please bring payment with you to class. Please purchase and review the student manual prior to class. (BLS Provider Manual AHS 2020. ISBN 978-1-61669-768-6).

2022 Schedule:

Register Here Thursday, May 5, 2022 @ 5p-8p 

Register Here Thursday, July 21, 2022 @ 5p-8p 


BLS Renewal Course (For Healthcare Providers including students working in a health-related field, EMTs and First Responders and have a current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS card. The AHA recommends renewal every two years). Please do not register for this class unless you have a current BLS card.

Cost: $40 for non-employed persons and does not include a book. It is recommended that you purchase and review the student manual prior to class. (BLS Provider Manual AHS 2020. ISBN 978-1-61669-768-6). A copy of your current BLS card will be requested after registration. Please bring payment with you to class.

OCAHS employees; there is no cost for class. A student manual can be requested through the education department and should be returned after class.

2022 Schedule:

Register Here Tuesday, February 15, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Monday, March 7, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, March 22, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Thursday, April 7, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Monday, April 11, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, April 12, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Monday, May 9, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, May 10, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Tuesday, June 7, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Monday, June 13, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, July 12, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Monday, July 18, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Thursday, August 4, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Thursday, September 1, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Monday, September 12, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Monday, October 10, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Thursday, October 13, 2022 @ 1-3p 

Register Here Thursday, November 3, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Tuesday, November 8, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Monday, December 12, 2022 @ 6-8p 

Register Here Thursday, December 15, 2022 @ 1-3p 


Adult, Child & Infant Heartsaver CPR and First Aid (For the general public specifically for individuals adopting or doing foster care).
Cost: $20 for the online portion through AHA (paid directly to AHA). $30 to test out with one of our AHA instructor (this includes a card). Please bring payment with you to class. You will need to complete the online portion prior to coming to your scheduled test out. Please inquire for additional details or to set up a test out date with an instructor.

NOTICE: WE ARE ONLY OFFERING A HYBRID CLASS THROUGH AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION WITH A SCHEDULED TEST OUT ON ONE:

Register Here Please register here to set up a date to test out @ 5pm


Pediatric Heartsaver CPR and First Aid (For the general public including daycare providers or those working in a daycare setting)Time: 6:30pm–10:30pm
Cost: $20 for the online portion through AHA (paid directly to AHA) . $30 to test out with one of our AHA instructor (this includes a card)Please bring payment with you to class. You will need to complete the online portion prior to coming to your scheduled test out. Please inquire for additional details or to set up a test out date with an instructor.

NOTICE: WE ARE ONLY OFFERING A HYBRID CLASS THROUGH AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION WITH A SCHEDULED TEST OUT ON ONE:

Register Here Please register here to set up a date to test out @ 5pm


Pre-registration is required for all classes. You may register on-line (see provided links) or by calling the Education Department at 712-737-5365.