Common South Carolina CPR Certification, First Aid and BLS Certification FAQ for medical professionals

May I get my South Carolina CPR, First Aid or BLS certification card rushed to me?

Yes. You can choose next day delivery for your wallet card at the time of checkout.

Who administers the online certification course for CPR, First Aid or BLS?

Our courses and exams are designed by AHA trained and licensed U.S. Doctors.

Will my South Carolina employer accept my online CPR, First Aid or BLS certification?

Yes. Our CPR, First Aid and BLS certification programs are valid in all of the states in the country and will be accepted by all employers who require certification card.

Health Information for Medical Professionals in South Carolina

According to, South Carolina was ranked 46th in overall health in 2012. The state has decreased slightly from 45th in 2011. The life expectancy is 76.57, which is slightly shorter than the national average of 78.7 years.

When it comes to health spending, South Carolina is ranked 31st, spending an average of $66 per person. Despite relatively low per capita health funding, the percentage of people who were uninsured in 2012 was one of the highest in the nation, with 19.7% living without insurance. Ranked 45th in the country, the number of people living without insurance has increased from 11.9% in 2002 and marking an almost 8% increase. The availability of primary care physicians in South Carolina is ranked 33rd, with an average of 106.4 PCPs per 100,000 residents, considerably lower than the national average of 121.

As of 2010, approximately 16.4% of the adult population is currently living in poverty, which indicates a 2.3% increase since 2000. As for children living in poverty, South Carolina was ranked the second-poorest in the country, with 26.3% of all children living below poverty level and marking an increase of almost 10% in only 5 years.

Due to a high prevalence of a sedentary lifestyle, South Carolina is ranked 42nd in obesity, with approximately 30.8% of the adult population considered obese and marking an 8.3% increase in the last decade. There are 13.3% of children that are also considered obese, ranking South Carolina 31st in this category. The state is ranked 49th, giving it the second-poorest ranking in the category of adult diabetes (12.1% of the population), suggesting a correlation between obesity and a higher prevalence of diabetes. South Carolina also has a relatively high prevalence for stroke, with 3.7% of the population having had a stroke (compared to a national average of 2.1%).

With 23.1% of the state "lighting up," South Carolina has an exceptionally high prevalence of smoking and is ranked 39th in the nation. Despite a high prevalence for smoking, only 15.4% of the population partakes in binge drinking, giving South Carolina the eighth-lowest ranking in this category, but it marks a 2.9% increase from 2011 alone.

With the strengths being a relatively low prevalence for binge drinking, South Carolina is still struggling with a high prevalence for smoking, obesity, diabetes and a lack of insurance.

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 South Carolina.

Local CPR Class Locations in South Carolina

Heart Wise Community Training Center 405 Adams Mill Rd, Mauldin, SC 29662
Lowcountry Ahec 302 Medical Park Dr Suite 110, Walterboro, SC 29488
Greenville Technical College 216 S. Pleasantburg Dr. Mailstop#5011, Greenville, SC 29607

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