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Lafene Health Center

Lafene Health Promotion offers certification through the American Heart Association in 2 easy steps!

Courses are available to K-State students, faculty/staff, and the public.

PART 1 - Online Training

Complete one of the two online lessons through American Heart Association.

  • CPRHeartsaver First Aid CPR AED
    (Fee: $30.00 - paid online to American Heart Association)
  • BLS: Heartcode BLS for healthcare providers
    (Fee: $28.50 - paid online to American Heart Association)

PART 2 - In-Person Skills Testing

See skills testing dates/times below. Click here to schedule.

  • All skills testing sessions will be at Lafene Health Center. Please enter through the far NW doors (past the garage). Non-W-permit holders should park in the North lot, marked "Lafene Clients" (white lines) to avoid a parking ticket. 
  • E-mail your certificate of completion from online training to healthy@ksu.edu before your scheduled skills testing session OR print it out and bring it with you. 
  • On the day of your testing session, please be prepared to pay $45.00 (CPR) or $55.00 (BLS) at the time of check-in. Cash, check, and credit/debit card are accepted, paid to Lafene Health Center. KSU departments may request to be invoiced if approved prior to skills testing session.
  • Cancellation Policy: If you have signed up for a testing session and are no longer able to attend or need to reschedule, please call 785-532-6595 or e-mail healthy@ksu.edu. Failure to provide at least 24-hour notice will result in a $10.00 no-show fee.
Upcoming Skills Testing Sessions

Note: Classes with <4 participants are subject to cancellation.

CPR, First Aid, and AED

August 6, 2020 (Thurs.), 10:00-11:30 a.m. - FULL
August 17, 2020 (Mon.), 1:00-2:30 p.m. 
September 3, 2020 (Thurs.), 10:00-11:30 a.m.
September 21, 2020 (Mon.), 1:00-2:30 p.m.
October 1, 2020 (Thurs.), 10:00-11:30 a.m.
October 19, 2020 (Mon.), 1:00-2;30 p.m.
November 5, 2020 (Thurs.), 10:00-11:30 a.m.
November 16, 2020 (Mon.), 1:00-2:30 p.m.
December 3, 2020 (Thurs.), 10:00-11:30 a.m.
December 14, 2020 (Mon.), 1:00-2:30 p.m.

BLS for healthcare providers

August 19, 2020 (Wed.), 2:00-3:30 p.m.
September 8, 2020 (Tues.), 9:00-10:30 a.m.
October 13, 2020 (Tues.), 9:00-10:30 a.m.
November 10, 2020 (Tues.), 9:00-10:30 a.m.
December 8, 2020 (Tues.), 9:00-10:30 a.m.

COVID-19 Safety Precautions for CPR/BLS classes

Your health and safety are our first priority at Lafene Health Center. In accordance with state and local health officials, as well as recommendations from American Heart Association, Lafene Health Center is committed to the following safety precautions for our CPR/BLS courses.

When entering the building:

  • All persons entering Lafene Health Center are required to enter through the main sliding doors. Upon entrance, nursing staff will screen for travel and illness symptoms, as well as take temperatures. Face masks will be provided for those who do not have their own.

In the classroom:

  • Class sizes will be restricted to 6 participants and 1 instructor in order to maintain the recommended 6 feet distance between all individuals at all times (classroom layout will be marked).

  • All persons will use hand sanitizer before entering/exiting classroom.

  • All persons will wear a face mask and gloves at all times.

  • Hands-on practice will NOT include mouth-to-mouth breaths but may include compressions, breaths with a face mask using a disposable one-way valve, and use of first aid supplies.All equipment, including face masks, manikins, first aid supplies, and knee pads, will be thoroughly sanitized by LHC staff after each session.

    • NOTE: Mastery in all skills practiced in the classroom is required for course completion. If you are not comfortable with any of the above requirements, please postpone your hands-on session.

  • Classroom will be decontaminated by LHC staff after each session.


"The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in CPR and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association, and any fees charged for such a course do not represent income to the association." In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, please advise Lafene Health Center if you have any disability that requires special materials and/or services so that appropriate personnel can be advised.