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Basic Life Support (BLS)

CPR and AED (Adult/Infant/Child)

for Healthcare Providers

 

Advanced level of CPR trainingfor individuals who have a job-related "duty to respond" to emergencies. The 4-hour course includes an overview of body systems and medical/legal issues. Participants learn how to recognize and provide care in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, children, and infants,with special emphasis on two-rescuer CPR use of the resuscitation mask, bag-valve-mask and Automated External Defibrillator. Techniques for minimizing the risk of disease transmission and for special resuscitation situations are included. This course is especially recommended for medical professionals, lifeguards, aerobics/fitness/sports instructors and public and private safety/security employees. This in classroom-based course,  American Heart Association certificate is valid for 2 year. A written and practical test must be completed.Healthcare professionals learn to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR to victims of all ages, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

 

Course Overview:

BLSis the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPRand other basic cardiovascular life support skills.

 

Coverage: 

  • Learn the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

  • Learn all 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 on adults, children, and infants

  • Learn the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one

  • provide effective ventilations with a barrier device

  • Learn the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR

  • Learn the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants. 

 

The BLS course covers:

  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR

  • The AHA Chain of Survival

  • 1-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/Infant

  • 2-Rescuer CPR/AED for Adult/Child/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

  • Intro to CPR with an Advanced Airway

Audience: 

 

This course is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or nonlicensed, healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians

  • nurses

  • paramedics

  • emergency medical technicians

  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists

  • physician's assistants

  • residents or fellows

  • medical or nursing students in training

  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

Inclusive:

 

  • Manual for Healthcare Providers 

  • AHA Completion Card 

  • AHA CPR Verify Certificate

  • Snacks and drinks

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