American Heart Association BLS CPR
American Heart Association, CPR
Massachusetts licensing may specifically require AHA, BLS for Healthcare Providers.
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
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.
BLS training is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed, healthcare professionals, including:
Physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, pharmacist, respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists, physician's assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel
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
Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course Completion Card.
Course length is approximately 4. hours.
Use of American Heart Association materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association.
Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials; do not represent income to the Association.
CLICK BELOW FOR INFORMATION ON e-LEARNING
Once the online portion of the class is completed, Print the Certificate of Completion.
Then call for an appointment for a skills session to receive an AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Card.
Skills Session requires estimated 1 hour. Skills Session : Cost $40 pp.