Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider CPR
The American Heart Association BLS course covers one and two-person rescuer adult, child and infant CPR, AED, and choking, and bag mask. Students will receive a two year certification through the AHA the same day as completing the course. A physical skills test and written test are administered during the course. There are no prerequisites for the course; enrollment is not limited to healthcare professionals.
- Doctors, Nurses, Physician Assistants, CNAs
- EMTs & Paramedics
- Dentists, Dental Assistants, Pharmacists & Pharmacy Techs,
- Most Healthcare-Related Workers
- Healthcare-Related Studies (i.e., Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, PA, etc.)
After Successfully Completing the BLS course, Students should be able to:
- Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
- Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply its BLS concepts
- Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
- Perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants
- Describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one
- Provide effective ventilations with 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.