BLS Skills Session
The 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).
Successful completion of this class results in BLS certification through the American Heart Association. Certification is valid for two years,
Who should take this course?
This class is intended for healthcare providers that have completed the online portion of HeartCode BLS through the American Heart Association. Please either bring your completed certificate with you or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, prior to class.
What does this course teach?
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 multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants