Important FAQs for Medical Pros in Montana

I need to get an CPR, First Aid or BLS card fast, how fast can I take the online course?

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What if my employer requires a skills test with my CPR or BLS certification?

Most employers will not ask for a skills test with BLS certification. However, if it is required you would have to arrange for it with a local company providing the service in your state.

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Health Information for Medical Professionals in Montana

According to, Montana was ranked 29th in overall health in 2012 and has decreased from 26th in 2011. The life expectancy is 78.35 years, which on par with the national average of 78.7.

When it comes to healthcare spending, Montana is ranked 19th, spending approximately $89 per person. The state is ranked 39th in insurance, with 18.2% of the population living without insurance. This marks an increase of only 1.1% in the last 5 years. The availability of primary care physicians is one of the lowest ranked in the nation (40th), with only approximately 97.9 PCPs per 100,000 residents, which is notably lower than the national average of 121.

As of 2010, approximately 14.5% of adults in Montana are living below poverty level. The percentage of children living in poverty is a staggering 25.1%, ranking Montana 45th in the nation in this category. Since 2000, the rate of adults living in poverty has actually decreased by 0.1%, while the rate of children has increased significantly from 19.2% just last year.

Due to a low prevalence for sedentary lifestyle, only approximately 190 thousand adults in Montana (or 24.6%) are obese, ranking the state 10th in adult obesity. This marks an increase of almost 6% in the past decade. With the second-lowest ranking in the category of adolescent obesity, only 8.5% of the adolescent population is considered obese. Taking into account the low percentage of obese individuals, it is no surprise that only 8% of adults in Montana are living with diabetes, ranking it 6th in the country. This number has been increasing over the last decade, up from 5.6% in 2002. The incidence of stroke is approximately 3.2%, which is appreciably higher than the national average of 2.1%.

With a moderate prevalence of smoking, 22.1% of the population, Montana has a ranking of 31st and this number has increased by over 5% in just the last two years. Montana is ranked 41st in binge drinking, one of the poorest-ranked states, with 20.8% of the population participating. This number indicates a 3.6% increase in just the last year.

With the strengths being low prevalence of obesity, diabetes and air pollution, Montana is still struggling with a high prevalence for binge drinking and a low availability of PCPs.

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 Montana.

Local CPR Class Locations in Montana

International Heart Institute of MT 500 W Broadway Ste 350, Missoula, MT 59802-4015
St. Peter's Hospital 2475 E Broadway St, Helena, MT 59601-4928
JOLT CPR - Cherry Eustace and Julie Evans 533 E. Mendenhall, Bozeman, MT 59715

Montana Cities List

  • Billings(59117)
  • Missoula(59812)
  • Great Falls(59406)
  • Butte-Silver Bow(59701)
  • Bozeman(59773)
  • Helena(59626)
  • Kalispell(59904)
  • Havre(59501)
  • Anaconda-Deer(59711)
  • Miles City(59301)
  • Helena Valley SE(59635)
  • Helena Valley WC(59602)
  • Livingston(59047)
  • Laurel(59044)
  • Evergreen(59901)
  • Lewistown(59457)
  • Belgrade(59714)
  • Orchard Homes(59804)
  • Whitefish(59937)
  • Sidney(59270)
  • Glendive(59330)
  • Malmstrom AFB(59402)
  • Lockwood(59101)
  • Polson(59860)
  • Dillon(59725)
  • Hamilton(59840)
  • Columbia Falls(59912)
  • Deer Lodge(59711)
  • Lolo(59847)
  • Hardin(59034)
  • Glasgow(59231)
  • Shelby(59474)
  • Cut Bank(59427)
  • Conrad(59425)
  • Wolf Point(59201)
  • Libby(59923)
  • Colstrip(59323)
  • North Browning(59417)
  • Red Lodge(59068)
  • Helena Valley NE(59602)
  • Malta(59538)
  • Montana City(59634)
  • Helena Valley NW(59602)
  • East Missoula(59801)
  • Plentywood(59254)
  • Lame Deer(59043)
  • Forsyth(59327)
  • Roundup(59073)
  • Townsend(59644)
  • West Glendive(59330)