BLS for Healthcareproviders

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 Contents:

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

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.