Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Course Length: In person
- Time: Allow approximately 3–4-hour training.
- Regulations covered: American Heart Association Curriculum
- Formats: In person
- Language: Available in English
- Exam required
- Skills testing in required
- Optional to purchase hard copy class text book on this site.
BLS course trains professional to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.
The AHA’s BLS Course is designed 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-facility and prehospital settings.
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
This allows students to experience a “real” experience of how to deal with a victim requiring CPR. The first thing that will be taught in CPR certification classes is to remember that your role in saving a victim’s life is to keep them alive until the medical response team arrives.
During the CPR course, students will be assessed on their competency and skill level and those that show that they have learned the ability to apply the necessary skills, will receive their certification after their final written and practical exams.
Course Topics Outline:
- Assessing the Situation
- Compressions-Airway-Breathing (C-A-B)
- Adult CPR: Compressions
- Adult CPR: Airway and Breaths
- Adult CPR: Put it Together
- 2-Rescuer CPR and Bag-Mask
- Child CPR
- Infant CPR
- Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Choking – Adult and Child
- Choking – Infants
- First Aid