BLS for Healthcare Provider Classes
The BLS Course is intended for participants who provide heath care to patients in a wide variety of settings, including in- and out-of-hospital care. This course is for healthcare professionals who may be: certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed.
BLS Provider CPR
The 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.
In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.
High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
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
BLS Initial Provider Course (~4 hrs and 30 mins)
BLS Renewal (~3 hrs)
Required Course Material:
BLS Provider Manual