Basic Life Support Training
Basic Life Support (BLS) is a course that is designed to teach a variety of healthcare professionals how to recognize a number of life-threatening emergencies, how to provide CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for persons who must know or are interested in how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a range of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Content
Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2015 Guidelines for CPR and ECC
Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
The Chain of Survival
One-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants
Two-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
Bag-mask techniques for adults, children and infants
Rescue breathing for adults, children and infants
Relief of choking for adults, children and infants
CPR with an advanced airway
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS Certificate.