Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

This course is designed ot 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.

Course Content

  • 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 and AED for adult, child, and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and 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 an advance airway

Course completion Card or Certificate: American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two (2) years.

Offered on the 3rd Thursday each month from 1 pm to 5 pm (starting January 1, 2016).