BLS

Posted on: August 21st, 2011 by Chris

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

 

Upcoming BLS Courses

Please click the links below to see upcoming class information for the American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for Health Care Provider CPR classes scheduled for these different cities.
Manteca,    Modesto,    Stockton,    Oakland,    San Mateo,    Turlock/Ceres,     Milpitas

AHA Basic Life Support for Health Care Provider CPR Class REGISTRATION INFO

*Pricing: The BLS Course = $60 and an additional $14 for the American Heart Association BLS book if needed.

*Please visit our BLS Class REGISTRATION PAGE to register for upcoming scheduled AHA BLS CPR classes. All other upcoming open enrollment PALS, ACLS, and BLS for Health Care Provider classes can be found on our REGISTRATION PAGE. Additional information for the American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers CPR Class can be found below or by visiting http://www.heart.org/BLS.

*We provide multiple monthly open enrollment BLS CPR courses in Modesto, Manteca, Stockton, Oakland, and San Mateo. For group courses we provide onsite BLS classes throughout all of the North, South, East Bay Areas including Hayward, Oakland, Alameda, Berkeley, Richmond, Fremont, San Jose, San Mateo, and San Francisco. We also offer onsite BLS CPR courses through Northern and Central California including Sacramento, Turlock, Ceres, Modesto, Oakdale, Manteca, Tracy, Stockton, Lodi, and Elk Grove. If you would like to schedule a group CPR class please call (209) 665-4398 or complete the CONTACT FORM for special discounted pricing and scheduling options.

*LifeSaver CPR utilizes a highly qualified cadre of instructors all of which are professional Firefighter Paramedics with years of teaching and hands-on, real life experience. We specialize in offering quick, fun, and informative American Heart Association courses. Students are able to practice and learn in a small group atmosphere using personal CPR equipment and one to one student to manikin ratios.

The BLS for Healthcare Providers course is designed to provide a wide variety of certified or noncertified, licensed or non licensed, healthcare professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures. The BLS course teaches professional Adult, Child, and Infant CPR focusing on two person CPR, choking, the use of BVM’s, and AED’s.

New edition! 2010 GuidelinesProduct displayed: BLS For Healthcare Providers Student Manual (90-1038)

The BLS course covers:

  • adult and pediatric CPR
  • two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve mask
  • foreign-body airway obstruction (conscious and unconscious)
  • automated external defibrillation (includes child AED update)
  • special resuscitation situations
  • other cardiopulmonary emergencies
  • stroke and cardiac arrest

BLS training is intended for certified or noncertified, licensed or non licensed, healthcare professionals, including:

  • physicians
  • nurses
  • paramedics
  • emergency medical technicians
  • respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists
  • physician’s assistants
  • dentist and dental hygienist
  • residents or fellows
  • medical or nursing students in training
  • aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel

In addition, BLS training can be appropriate for first responders, such as police officers and firefighters, as well as for laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public, such as school, fitness center, or hotel and restaurant employees.

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion Card.

Course Length
Course length is approximately 3 hours. Part 1 (cognitive portion) can be taken in an instructor-led training session or on a self-directed basis as an online eLearning course. Students then practice their skills (Part 2) and are tested (Part 3) with a certified American Heart Association BLS instructor.