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BLS Healthcare Providers

Course Information

This course is for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and  other basic cardiovascular life support skills. 

 

It teaches both team and single-rescue basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students are also required to complete a written exam.

 

COURSE COVERS 

  •  New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for  CPR  and ECC 
  •  The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants 
  •  The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
  •  Important early use of an AED
  •   Effective ventilation using a barrier device
  •   Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as  an  effective   team member during multi-rescuer CPR 
  •  Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

Classroom VS. Online

 These courses can be delivered in a classroom setting or through blended learning, where the student completes an eLearning course and then attends a skills practice and testing session with an AHA Instructor. 

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