The American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) course trains healthcare providers to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilation and provide early use of an AED.
- Key changes in basic cardiovascular life support reflecting the the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
- Basic life support skills, including effective chest compressions, use of bag-mask device and use of an AED
- Emphasis on high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
- Includes coverage of other life saving interventions, such as rescue breathing, choking (conscious and unconscious individual), and activation of the emergency response system
In this American Heart Association BLS course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations guided by our instructors and complete a written exam. A passing score of 84% or better is required before your card can be issued.
Course Length: 4 hours