Idaho CPR, First Aid and BLS Certification Commonly Asked Questions

I don't have a computer, but I have a tablet. Can I still take your course?

Yes. Our courses and exams are accessible via tablet, PC, MAC and smart phones.

How soon after I complete my Idaho CPR, First Aid and BLS coursework will I need to take the exam?

You can take the exam anytime you prefer to take there is no time limit on when or where you must take your exam though you may prefer to take it when the information is fresh in your mind.

Are real physicians involved in your coursework or testing?

All our coursework have been designed by AHA trained physicians.

Health Information for Medical Professionals in Idaho

According to, Idaho was ranked 17th in overall health in 2012, a slight decrease from 15th in 2010. The life expectancy is 79.21, which is slightly higher than the national average of 78.7 years.

When it comes to healthcare spending, Idaho is ranked 5th and is among the highest in per capita public health funding, with the current budget estimated at $1.9 billion. Of the total budget, over $474 million is slated for Medicaid. Even with high public health funding, the percentage of people who were uninsured in 2012 increased more than 2% in the past decade, with 18% of the population currently without health insurance and a rank of 37th. Idaho is the poorest-ranked state in the country in availability of primary care physicians with an average of a meager 77.5 PCPs per 100 thousand residents. This is notably lower than the national average of 121.

Idaho is ranked 30th in children living in poverty with 22.3% of all children living below the poverty level. This indicates a notable increase of nearly 9% in the past 5 years. The percentage of adults living in poverty is 13.6% (2010) and indicates an increase of 1.2% since 2000.

Although it has a low prevalence for sedentary lifestyle, Idaho is still ranked 21st in obesity, with 27.1% of adults considered obese. This percentage has increased almost 7% in the past decade. With 9.2% of children considered obese, Idaho is one of the lowest in the country, with a ranking of 4th in childhood obesity. Despite the lower prevalence of obesity, Idaho is ranked 21st in the country for adult diabetes. The percentage of adults living with diabetes is 9.4%, which indicates a significant increase of 4% in the last decade. The incidence of stroke is 2.4%, which is slightly higher than the national average of 2.1%.

With 17.2% of the population who smoke, Idaho has a relatively low prevalence for smoking and is ranked 6th. This indicates a 2% increase in the last decade. In regards to binge drinking, the state has an overall ranking of 14th. With 16.6% of the state binge drinking and a ranking of 14th in the country, there is a marked increase of 3.5% since last year alone in this category.

With the strengths being low prevalence for smoking, sedentary lifestyle and adolescent obesity, Georgia is still struggling with a high prevalence for lack of insurance and primary care physicians.

CPR, First Aid and BLS (Basic Life Support) are critical qualifications for EMTs, RNs and other medical professionals. "CPR Select" provides quality online training programs for medical professionals wishing to become certified in CPR, First Aid and BLS in Idaho.

Local CPR Class Locations in Idaho

College of Western Idaho 2323 S Vista Avenue, # 201- College of Western Idaho, Boise, ID 83705
Idaho Center of Emergency Training 1018 West Sanetta St, Nampa, ID 83651
Guardian College, LLC 2150 E Fairview Ave Ste 100, Meridian, ID 83642

Idaho Cities List

  • Boise City
  • Nampa (83687)
  • Pocatello (83209)
  • Idaho Falls (83415)
  • Meridian (83680)
  • Coeur d'Alene (83816)
  • Twin Falls (83303)
  • Lewiston (83501)
  • Caldwell (83607)
  • Rexburg (83460)
  • Post Falls (83877)
  • Mountain Home (83648)
  • Eagle (83402)
  • Garden City (83703)
  • Blackfoot (83215)
  • Chubbuck (83202)
  • Burley (83318)
  • Hayden (83835)
  • Mountain Home (83648)
  • Jerome (83338)
  • Payette (83661)
  • Sandpoint (83864)
  • Hailey (83348)
  • Ammon (83250)
  • Rupert (83350)
  • Emmett (83670)
  • Kuna (83634)
  • Weiser (83672)
  • Rathdrum (83858)
  • Preston (83263)
  • American Falls (83211)
  • Buhl (83316)
  • Fruitland (83619)
  • Gooding (83330)
  • Soda Springs (83285)
  • St. Anthony (83445)
  • Orofino (83544)
  • Grangeville (83531)
  • Fort Hall (83203)
  • Salmon (83467)
  • Ketchum (83340)
  • Rigby (83442)
  • Middleton (83644)
  • Heyburn (83336)
  • Montpelier (83220)
  • St. Maries (83861)
  • Kimberly (83341)
  • Homedale (83628)