Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS) - Renewal
The American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers course is required to work in most healthcare settings. AHA BLS includes CPR and AED use as well as how to help a victim that is choking.
- Must have a BLS card that is not expired and is still in current status.
- Must have the most current copy of the American Heart Association Basic Life Support Student Manual (2010 Guidelines).
- Key changes in CPR from the new 2010 AHA Guidelines
- CPR Critical Concepts
- 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
- 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
- Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
- Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
- Choking for adult, child and infant
- CPR with an advanced airway
BLS Renewal Course: 3.5 hours
*course time based on 1 instructor: 6 students: 6 manikins
- Course uses learning stations for practice of essential skills and simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active participation
- Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
- Classroom-based works well for learners who prefer group interaction and instructor feedback while learning skills’
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card received immediately after class is valid for two years.
2010 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual