It is possible to find study aids for a basic life support first-aid training test through online sources such as the websites of universities, nonprofit healthcare organizations and private first-aid training businesses; these study guides can be accessed through a simple search engine search for terms such as "basic life support test study aids." These study aids may come in the form of a simple list of skills that can include a step-by-step breakdown of how to handle certain first-aid scenarios such as choking and may also include videos. Other study aids take the form of a multiple-choice practice test that allows the student to test his or her knowledge and discover areas of weakness.
Practice tests may cover questions relating to specific first aid knowledge, such as the symptoms that signify a blocked airway. Basic life support tests typically go over skills such as CPR for adults, children and infants in addition to choking rescue for adults, children and infants. In some cases, the practice test or study aid materials may be for a specific basic life support exam year, so those who are preparing for a specific year's test may want to make sure that the study guide materials don't include information that is outdated.