BLS Healthcare Provider Course
The American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider Course is designed to give healthcare providers the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies. During the course you will learn to give effective adult, child and infant Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and be instructed in how to use an Automatic External Defibrillator (AED). Also covered will be rescue techniques for choking victims and the correct use of the bag valve mask and protective barrier devices.
What is Cardiopulmonary Resuciatation (CPR)?
CPR is a combination of life saving events used to get blood circulating and deliver oxygen to the brain until definitive treatment can stimulate the heart to start functioning appropriately.
Who should attend this course?
Healthcare providers include: physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel.
What is the approximate length of the course?
This course will last four hours.
How long will it take for a card to be issued?
Cards are issued the same day that you attend the class.