BLS for Healthcare Providers- Classroom
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers -Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR, and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.The audience includes nurses, physicians, EMS professionals, students in a healthcare program at a university/college, allied health professionals (physical therapists, occupational therapists, athletic trainers, etc.) and others who may need to training in basic life support skills.
- Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Critical Concepts of high-quality CPR
- The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
- 1-Rescuer CPR/ AED for adult, child and infant
- 2-Rescuer CPR/AED for adult, child and infant
- Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
- Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
- Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
- Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
- CPR with advanced airway
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years.
In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with a BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam
Note: The 2015 BLS for Healthcare Providers Manual is required for this course. It can be purchased either online by clicking the above link (Textbooks), or on the day of the class (cost is $20.00 and is Not included in the price of the course).