American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS)
Prerequisites: This course shall have no formal pre-requisite. The individual should have no history of a disabling medical condition, which may be sufficient reason for disqualification.
Course Length: 4 hours - Course length shall vary depending on the number of delegates. The total course time includes breaks and meals.
The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving interventions in the first minutes of a cardiac arrest.
- Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
- Textbook – Emergency Medical Responder: First of Scene, 11th Ed.
- Practical Exercises
Successful Course Completion
- Requires a minimum score of 84% or better.
- Learners must successfully complete the psychomotor exam.
Course Content Summary
Breaks: 10-15 minutes (approximately every 1.5 hours)
Course Topics - Day 1
- Rescuer Adult BLS
- AED & Bag-Mask devices
- Team Dynamics
- Child BLS
- Infant BLS
- Special Considerations
- Adult & Child Choking
- Infant Choking
- Question & Answer Session
- Final Exam
- Psychomotor Exam
Training Center Provided Material
- Course Materials
Reference Material / Documents
American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider/BLS Provider)
- Course ID #: MA254