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BLS for Healthcare Providers

Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

$55.00/lic

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR training, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

  • Medical Assistants
  • Dental Assistants
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Lifeguards
  • Anyone in the Health Industry
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Audience

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

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 training.

• 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 advanced airway*

* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Course Format

Initial Provider Course requires approximately 4.5 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

Renewal Course requires approximately 4 hours, including skills practice and skills testing.

*course time based on 1 instructor: 6 student: 2 manikins

Features

• Video based course ensures consistency

• Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency

• Student manual comes with new Pocket Reference Card, designed to provide quick emergency information to the rescuer at any time.
• Updated Science based content

Certification

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years.

In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does the AHA determine the cost for all training courses and the accompanying course materials?

A: Costs for courses and materials are determined by Training Centers or Instructors and may vary.  The AHA does not regulate price; however, provides its authorized distributors suggested retail pricing on course materials.

Frequently Asked Questions: BLS for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course & Materials

Translation

Spanish – classroom

Course Option

Heartsaver Pediatric First Aid is a credentialed option that offers more course content and requires students to complete a skills practice session.

Instructor Materials

• 90-1035 BLS for Healthcare Providers Course and Renewal Course DVD

• 90-1036 BLS for Healthcare Proders Instructor Manual

• 90-1037 BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Package, includes:
BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual
BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual with Pocket Reference Card
BLS for Healthcare Providers Course and Renewal Course DVD
AHA stopwatch

AHA Instructor Network

Student Materials

• 90-1038 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (includes Pocket Reference Card)