American Heart Association BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provider (HCP) CPR Certification is the accepted standard in the Healthcare Industry for CPR Certification. The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
BLS Healthcare Provider Components:
• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
• CPR with an advanced airway*
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR Course Completion Card is valid for two years.
Students work with an AHA BLS CPR Instructor to complete BLS CPR skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.