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.

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Course Objective

The curriculum provides the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving interventions in the first minutes of a cardiac arrest.

Course Design

  • Power Point© / Lecture / Audio Video / Visual Aids
  • Textbook – Emergency Medical Responder: First of Scene, 11th Ed.
  • Demonstrations
  • Practical Exercises

 Successful Course Completion

  • Requires a minimum score of 84% or better.
  • Learners must successfully complete the psychomotor exam.

Course Content Summary

  • Classroom
  • Practical’s

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

Delegate Requirements

  • None

 Reference Material / Documents

American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider/BLS Provider)

  • Course ID #: MA254


Apr 22 2024


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