Event: Basic Life Support (CPR) for Healthcare Providers Course - Akron


Akron Children's Hospital
The Austen Simulation Center for Safety & Reliability
47 N. Main St.
Akron, Ohio 44308

Akron Children's Hospital is implementing HeartCode BLS Part 1 as part of the BLS (CPR) for Healthcare Providers program.  HeartCode BLS is a web-based, self-paced instructional program that uses eSimulation technology to allow students to assess and treat patients in virtual health care settings. HeartCode Part 1 is pre-course work and must be completed before attending a skill challenge session. The session takes several hours to complete, and is for first-time students or those needing a refresher.

The hands-on skill session consists of AHA instructor-led practice including coaching and prompts, then testing with no prompting or coaching.

Student manuals may be purchased on, or borrowed through Akron Children's medical library:  330-543-8250.  

Requirements for successful completion:

  1. Complete BLS HeartCode Part 1 - Go to and complete the HeartCode BLS Part 1 (90-1404) for $28.50. Once completed, print the completion certificate.  You will need it to attend the skill session.
  2. Attend skill challenge session.  
  3. Receive completion card within 20 business days of completion.

Please note:  All cancellations must be received by e-mail:, no later than 5 business days prior to your scheduled skill challenge to receive any refund. 

For more information, contact:
Melissa Elrod
AHA Training Coordinator
Akron Children's Hospital

Stephanie Estephan

BLS HeartCode
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