Basic Life Support

Description: Basic Life Support (BLS) is intended for any Healthcare Provider and/or Professional Rescuer requiring professional level basic life support training. This includes, but is not limited to, Doctors, Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Responders or any Healthcare Professional inside or outside the hospital. Basic Life Support (BLS) is designed to provide the learner with valuable hands-on training and a fundamental knowledge of actions required to aid someone in an emergency situation.

Certification Period: 2 Years

Class Duration: 3 to 4 Hours

Course Content:

  • Section 1: Preparing to Respond
    • Sudden Cardiac Arrest
    • Secondary Cardiac Arrest
    • High-Performance CPR
    • Protecting Yourself
    • Calling for Help
  • Section 2: Basic BLS Skills
    • Chest Compressions
    • Rescue Breaths
    • Automated External Defibrillator
    • BLS Assessment
  • Section 3: BLS Care
    • Caring for Respiratory Arrest
    • Caring for Cardiac Arrest
    • Multiple Provider Approach to CPR
    • High-Performance CPR Practice
  • Section 4: Additional Considerations
    • Choking

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