BASIC LIFE SUPPORT PROVIDERS

Basic Life Support (BLS) Classroom is a traditional Instructor-led course that covers one and two-rescuer CPR for adults, children, and infants.  Proper use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and Bag Valve Mask (BVM) is covered along with what to do if someone is choking.  A test will be administered along with a skills assessment during the course.

Course Fee

BLS Initial/Renewal: $65
Heartcode BLS Skills: $45

Topics Covered

This course is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings or by those in a healthcare training program.

  • Updated to reflect new science in the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR & ECC
  • Teaches healthcare professionals how to perform high-quality CPR individually or as part of a team.
  • Designed for healthcare providers who must have a card documenting successful completion of a CPR course

Course contents:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • Describe the importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use
  • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
  • Describe the importance of teams in multi rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi rescuer CPR
  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants