BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS)
WHY TAKE OUR BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) COURSE?
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both pre-hospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics.
The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compression’s, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED.
In this course, 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 6 hour BLS course is administered by the American Heart Association.
The AHA’s BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives from cardiac arrest. It teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both pre-hospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics.
Topics covered include:
- All classroom and practical material
- Use of CPR manikins & masks
- Use of practice AED
- Use of training Epi-Pen
- BVM’s are also covered
- Knowledge on how to treat: environmental emergencies, allergic reactions, assessing the patient, and much more!
WHAT TO BRING?
Please bring a valid photo ID. Depending on selected course certification, texts books, additional certifications (EX: First Aid add-on’s), personal CPR masks may be purchased for an additional price. Classes are held multiple days, nights, and weekends per month. If you have any questions, contact us or CLICK HERE to visit our FAQ page.