CPR/BLS

Recertification:

Course Description

The American Heart Association [AHA’s] BLS course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC). In this Instructor-led 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.

Course Content

  • High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  • The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
  • Important early use of an AED
  • Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  • Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants
BLS Skills Session Only

Course Completion:
American Heart Association BLS Certification: Good for 2-years
Receive your certificate on the same day!

Intended Audience

  • This course is for professionals who need to learn to perform high quality CPR and other related lifesaving skills, in a variety of settings.
  • This course is for those who have a current card. If your card is expired, please enroll for the BLS Certification.