Basic Life Support
This course follows the American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines and students will receive an AHA BLS certification upon successful completion of the course.
If under the age of 18, you must have signed parental consent
The American Heart Association requires you to have a copy of the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual to help you prepare for the program and the written exam. You can get a physical copy from vendors such as Amazon.com or an ebook version from http://ebooks.heart.org/product/bls-provider-manual-ebook50025959.
- Initiation of the Chain of Survival
- Performing high quality CPR
- Initiating the early use of an AED
- Providing appropriate breaths
- Practicing the minor differences with child and infant BLS
- Practicing team CPR
The American Heart Association® strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, 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 American Heart Association®. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of the fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.