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Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS/HCP)

Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years. Cards issued upon successful completion of course

Audience

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:

  • EMT’s
  • RN
  • CNA
  • LVN
  • MD
  • Paramedic
  • Phlebotomy
  • Anyone entering the medical field/student

Course:

  • 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
  • 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 must complete a 25 question written exam
  • Lots of hands on practice
  • Small class size
  • No sharing manikins

Skills Practice and Testing:

  • 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

Course Materials include:

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

Fees:

Initial course: $70.00 all inclusive

Recertification course: $55.00 Does not include text book - Generally held on the last Saturday of the month from 9:00 am to noon.  Please call 805-434-5360 to register.

AHA student textbook can be purchased for $15.00

On-line course also available at www.onlineaha.org 

 

Online part II are every Tuesday and Thursday

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Usually takes less than an hour

Please call 805-434-5360 to register