BLS Check-offs

The written exam (Part 1) will be completed online and the checkoff (Part 2) portion will be scheduled through the AHEC office. The online portion cost is $22.00 to be paid by debit or credit card. After completing the written exam, please contact KaSandra Hensley by email or phone at 606.783.6830 to set up a time for the hands-on checkoff. The cost of the checkoff is $20.00. Cash, checks or money order will be accepted for payment.

Directions for Accessing the Online BLS Course

Step 1: Visit  Register or log-in if you have an existing account.
Step 2: Once login in, select “Course Catalog” under BLS - Basic Life Support, “BLS for HealthcareProviders Online Part 1,” select purchase.
Step 3: Enter credit/debit card information.
Step 4: Your purchased course will appear in “My Courses,” under “Active Courses.” You are now ready to begin BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1.
Step 5: When finished, print statement of completion with certificate number. Bring this certificate to the checkoff portion of the course.

Part 1 of the BLS course is offered by the American Heart Association and not the Northeast KY AHEC. The cost of the Part 1 is $28.50. After Part 1 is activated, it will expire after 12 months. Part 1 is a self-paced course; you can enter and exit a course as often as necessary. If you are not active in the course for 30 minutes, your user session will time out. When this happens, you will see a message that your session expires. Simply log-in again and return to the course. You will see all of your completed exercises have been saved.

You must complete your skills session within 60 days of completing Part 1 online. Only after completion of Parts 1 and 2 will you be awarded your BLScards. Please note that you can access this course from any computer that has internet access by going to

2017 Check-off Testing Windows

Testing Windows are available from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm on the following dates: 

January 24 July 25
February 21 August 8
March 14 August 22
April 11 September 12
May 23 October 10 
June 13 November 14
July 11 December 5

Check-offs will be held in room 208 at the Center for Health Education & Research in Morehead, KY.  If you have any questions you may contact KaSandra Hensley at 606.783.6830.