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Class Information for BLS-R Skills Sessions ONLY for Blended Learning Building 10


This course is AHA Heart Code Basic Life Support Renewal Course. This course is for those that have taken Basic Life Support previously. Successful completion of the course indicates passing both the online Heart Code BLS course and practical skills demonstration. Please note: Digital e-cards will be issued for this class within 7 BUSINESS DAYS of the conclusion of the class. Students will receive an email from ecards@heart.org to claim their card. This invitation will be sent to the e-mail address the student entered on the physical roster/ sign-in sheet at the class. Occasionally, the NIH firewall will kick this email to a student's junk/ spam box. Remember to check the email put on the roster, junk, and spam on a regular basis. Another way students can look for their ecard, without having received the email from ecards@heart.org is to visit https://ecards.heart.org/student/myecards. Enter your name and email address provided on the roster to see if your card comes up. CPR is a physically demanding skill. Dress accordingly in comfortable attire. Late Policy: Each class session begins promptly at the stated start time. As the AHA requires that all students are present for the entirety of the course in order to received the course completion card, late admittance and/or early dismissal, is not permitted once the class has begun. Students are encouraged to arrive on-time for class. Weather related information for BUILDING 10 CLASSES ONLY: If the government for the Washington DC area is closed, class will be cancelled and you will need to reschedule. If the federal government is on a delay status, class will be held as scheduled and will begin on-time. OPM communicates delays and closings. You can go to this website for additional information: http://www.opm.gov (This does not apply to appropriations related govt. closures.)

Special Comments

COURSE LOCATION: GENERALLY, THIS CLASS IS HELD IN THE NURSING EDUCATION AND TRAINING ROOM, CC ROOM 1-5672. THE ROOM IS LOCATED IN THE CRC, FIRST FLOOR, ON THE SIDE OF THE FISH TANK AND MEDICAL GEMS DISPLAY, ADMISSION'S HALLWAY NEAR THE PEDIATRIC PLAYROOM. ANY CHANGES WILL BE COMMUNCATED TO REGISTRANTS VIA EMAIL. This training format is modified to a blended learning format to allow for social distancing and compliance with pandemic guidelines set forth by NIH Leadership. Traditional classroom trainings (videos, skills, and exam in class) are available in Building 31C. Participants are required to wear, at a minimum, the face mask provided upon entry to Bldg. 10 and present the "screened" sticker, if asked.

Target Audience

The Basic Life Support Renewal (BLSR) Skill Sessions are for clinicians and NIH Public Health Service Officers, primarily working in the Clinical Center, Bldg. 10


Prior to attending the class, students must complete the AHA Heart Code BLS online course. Students will receive an e-mail from eLearning@heart.org with instructions and their AHA BLS On-Line Web Key Code – a URL Link. Web Key Codes will be sent to all participants when registration closes, about 1 week prior to scheduled session. If you have any problems with the on-line course or if you need assistance retrieving your log-in information and password, please call the AHA Help Desk at 1-888-242-8883. (9 to 5 PM EST, Monday through Friday). Certificates of Completion of the BLS Heart Code Online Training must be printed and provided to the instructor on the day of training. NO EXCEPTIONS.

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