Basic Life Support (CPR)

Course Information

Course Code


Instruction Method

In class- Please see prerequisites




4.5 hours- 5:00 pm- 9:30 pm


Heart and Stroke certified Instructors

Learner Outcomes

As a healthcare professional, you will be prepared to recognize several life-threatening emergencies and be able to:

  • Perform CPR.
  • Use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • Relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.
  • Perform rescue skills in adult, child, and infant patients in both the out-of-hospital and in-hospital settings.

Evaluation Method

  • Written examination (open book- multiple choice)
  • Practical skills evaluation

Upon successful completion of the course your HSF BLS Ecard will be placed in your online HSF account (2 business days after the course date).

Intended For

Healthcare professionals and students of healthcare professions.

This course is also available by contract for on-site delivery. Please email for information.

Text Book

Not included in course fee. BLS Providers 2020 manual (RE3410). See Pre Requisites for information. Download free APP- CPR add-on kit student


The Michener Institute, 222 St. Patrick Street, Toronto, ON- unless indicated otherwise in the table below

Certificate Program

Upon successful completion of the course you will receive a BLS Provider Ecard issued by Heart and Stroke Foundation and valid for 12 months. Your HSF BLS Ecard will be placed in your online HSF account (2 business days after the course date).


  • Registration with Heart and Stroke for your Heart and Stroke Id Number – if you do not have a HSF#/account already.
  • Download free APP- CPR add-0n kit student (required)
  • Purchase and review -BLS  Providers 2020 manual (RE3410),
    • which is available at: University of Toronto bookstore or from HSF website link- SHOP


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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
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