Yes. Anyone can register and sign up for the courses offered at SAH. The only course specific to SAH employees is the Non Violent Crisis Intervention Training.

If you are not a SAH employee you must meet the course prerequisites and provide valid credit card information to process the course fees.

All registration forms are reviewed by the education team before confirming registration in the course.

No. The courses are designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings or those in a healthcare training program.

Spots in the classes are limited and last-minute cancellations prevent equal access to the courses for others. The cancellation fee was instituted in order to ensure that those signing up for the course attend and when unable to, enough notice is provided to offer the opportunity to another person.  Please note that accepting a shift and not attending the course constitutes a cancellation and the cancellation policy will be applied.  

While it is understandable that emergencies happen, you may still be charged the full course fee. Instructors, planning and course materials have been secured for the course.

If you are unable to attend due to an emergency, email

This will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

All Heart and Stroke courses are visible to instructors on the Heart and Stroke portal. Your certification will be validated prior to the start of class. For other courses, there may be various prerequisite requirements.

If you are unsure if you meet the prerequisite requirements, please email

Heart and Stroke BLS is a nationally accredited program. As the gold standard, Heart & Stroke’s BLS training courses teach the theoretical and hands-on skills needed to respond to medical emergencies and drives the best possible patient outcomes

No. Heart and Stroke requires a valid Heart and Stroke BLS in order to meet the requirements.

Please be advised that courses fill up quickly and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. 

You are not considered registered for a course until you receive an official confirmation email from

Login to Then select “LOGIN” on the upper right-hand side of the page. If you have never registered with Heart and Stroke, please indicate that you do not have an ID #. Instructions will be sent to you regarding how to create an account.

Your portal account is your 24/7 home base for everything you need to know about your personal Heart & Stroke history.

By logging onto your account from any device, you can quickly review your courses and prerequisites, check your training history (so you know when you need to recertify), register for a course, retrieve or share your course completion e-cards, and much more

If you have forgotten your password, on the Heart and Stroke portal, please click on forgot password to receive a password reset email. Please do not re-register if you already have an account.

Yes, you can enroll, but the full course fee would apply.

You will not be paid to attend unless the course is required for your current job.


Textbooks and resources are available on the Heart & Stroke website

  • Find and add desired course materials to the cart
  • Follow Heart Shop prompts to complete purchase


  • An electronic textbook will be emailed to you with your registration confirmation


  • A textbook will be provided to you on the first day of the course

We don’t currently have the ability to accept e-transfers but we are in the process of selecting a bank supplier and this is an option we are looking into.  If this option becomes available.

Please reach out to and one of the course instructors will contact you. Please do not disclose any personal information in the email.

Depending on the content, certification date or units taught, you may or may not be eligible for the recertification. Please contact the instructors at