Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers
Promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies
The American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (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.
This course is intended for healthcare professionals operating in and out of the hospital, from EMTs and Paramedics, to Nurses and CNAs, Respiratory and Physical Therapists and other healthcare personnel.
The course teaches you to provide high quality CPR for adults, children, and infants, and covers a range of topics including:
- The Cardiac Chain of Survival
- How to operate an Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
- Ventilations with a pocket mask and bag valve mask (BVM)
- One- and two-person resuscitation
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction / choking in adults and infants
Course completion is dependent on skills demonstration and passing of the written exam.
All our courses offer Digital Certification, which provides anytime, anywhere access to your training history and course certificates. Digital certificates can be viewed, printed or shared online.
Each certificate includes a unique ID and a QR code which meets employment requirements and allows for easy certification validation. There is no need to carry your printed certificate around anymore!