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  1. Serwetnyk, Tara M. MS, RN-BC
  2. Filmore, Kristi MS, RN, ACNP-BC
  3. VonBacho, Stephanie MSN, RN, NEA-BC
  4. Cole, Robert PhD
  5. Miterko, Cindy BSN, RN
  6. Smith, Caitlin MEd
  7. Smith, Charlene M. DNS, MSEd, WHNP, RN-BC, CNE, ANEF


Basic Life Support certification for nursing staff is achieved through various training methods. This study compared three American Heart Association training methods for nurses seeking Basic Life Support renewal: a traditional classroom approach and two online options. Findings indicate that online methods for Basic Life Support renewal deliver cost and time savings, while maintaining positive learning outcomes, satisfaction, and confidence level of participants.