Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2020 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care• 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• 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. 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 This course is especially recommended for medical professionals, physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents or medical or nursing students.