BLS COURSE The American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation course based on the assessment and management of the cardiac arrest victim for the healthcare provider.WHO:This course is intended for individuals that work in the healthcare setting and provide care to patients of both in-hospital and out-of-hospital environments. This may include, but is not limited to EMT students, nursing students, medical assistants, patient transporters, dental assistants, nurses (LVN, RN), occupational therapists, firefighters, EMTs/Paramedics, physicians, physician’s assistants, doctors/surgeons.DESCRIPTION:This 4-5 hour, classroom/video based course reflecting the new science from the 2015 American Heart Association Guideline for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care teaches the AHA Chain of Survival, critical concepts of high-quality CPR and techniques, 1 and 2 rescuer CPR and AED use for the adult, child and infant as well as bag valve mask techniques, rescue breathing and relief of choking. This course is hands on and participants will practice all skills taught. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Completion Card from the AHA that is valid for two years.COURSE MATERIALS: Please purchase and study before class. Books can be purchased on line.Participants should wear loose, comfortable clothes. Please advise our educational staff prior to class of any physical limitations so that reasonable accommodations can be made.PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO THE DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION FOR YOUR COURSE! Once you complete your registration, you will not be able to access that information. We do not take lunch breaks for the BLS course.The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ALS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, does not represent income to the AHA.BLS for Healthcare Provider Program.