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BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom

Audience:

This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

Course Content:
  • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  • 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  • Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  • Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  • Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  • Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  • CPR with an advanced airway*

* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

Course Format:

Initial Provider Course requires approximately 4.5 hours to complete, including skills practice and skills testing.

Renewal Course requires approximately 4 hours, including skills practice and skills testing.

*course time based on 1 instructor: 6 student: 2 manikins

Features:

  • Video based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor led, hands on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student manual comes with new Pocket Reference Card, designed to provide quick emergency information to the rescuer at any time.
  • Updated Science based content 

Certification:
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years.

In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.


Frequently Asked Questions:
Frequently Asked Questions: BLS for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course & Materials (PDF)

Q: Does the AHA determine the cost for all training courses and the accompanying course materials?

A: Costs for courses and materials are determined by Training Centers or Instructors and may vary.  The AHA does not regulate price; however, provides its authorized distributors suggested retail pricing on course materials.

Updates:
Changes: July 2012
BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual on CD - PDF (in German)
[ISBN 978-1-6166--091-5, AHA Product Number 90-1302TR]

Changes: July 2012
BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual - PDF (in German)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-092-2, AHA Product Number 90-1303TR]

Changes: May 2012
Arabic BLS for Healthcare Providers Manual (PDF)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-099-1, AHA Product Number 90-2702TR]

Changes: May 2012
Arabic BLS for Healthcare Provider Instructor Manual (PDF)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-099-1, AHA Product Number 90-2701TR]

Changes: April 2012
BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual - PDF (in Japanese)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-076-2, AHA Product Number 90-2106JP]

Changes: April 2012
BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual - PDF (in Japanese)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-075-5, AHA Product Number 90-2105JP]

Changes: April 2012
BLS for Healthcare Providers Quick Reference Card - PDF (in Japanese)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-077-9, AHA Product Number 90-2107JP] 

Changes: July 2011
BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual (PDF)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-040-3, AHA Product Number 90-1036]

Changes: May 2011
BLS for Healthcare Providers DVD (PDF)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-036-6, AHA Product Number 90-1035]


Translations:

Now Available:

IVE English
90-2800TR     2010 International Version English (IVE) BLS for HCP Student Manual

90-2800JP     2010 International Version English (IVE) BLS for HCP Student Manual

90-2800US     2010 International Version English (IVE) BLS for HCP Student Manual - available soon

German
*90-1301TR     German BLS for HCP DVD

*90-1303TR     German BLS for HCP SM

*90-1302TR     German BLS for HCP IM CD-ROM

*Check Updates for changes

Portuguese
90-2204     Portuguese BLS HCP Student Manual

90-2203     Portuguese BLS HCP Instructor Manual CD-ROM

90-2202     Portuguese BLS FOR HCP DVD

Arabic
* 90-2702TR Arabic BLS for HCP Student Manual

* 90-2701TR Arabic BLS for HCP Instructor Manual

90-2700TR Arbic BLS for HCP DVD

*Check Updates for changes

Japanese
90-2106JP  Japanese BLS Student Manual

90-2105JP  Japanese BLS Instructor Manual

90-2104JP  Japanese BLS DVD (available soon)

*Check Updates for changes

Spanish
90-2303     Spanish BLS HCP Student Manual     Available in eBook

90-2302     Spanish BLS HCP Instructor Manual CD-ROM

90-2301     Spanish BLS FOR HCP DVD 


To get ECC materials to the people who need them, the American Heart Association joins up with these companies that provide quality customer service and support.  

Purchase Now: To order: shop online, call or fax please contact our International Distributors or eBooks 

Course Options:

HeartCode®  BLS Part 1

BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1

Instructor Materials:

• 90-1035 BLS for Healthcare Providers Course and Renewal Course DVD
 
• 90-1036 BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual

• 90-1037 BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Package, includes:
     BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual
     BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual with Pocket Reference Card
     BLS for Healthcare Providers Course and Renewal Course DVD
     AHA stopwatch   

AHA Instructor Network   

Student Materials:

• 90-1038 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (includes Pocket Reference Card)
 


Purchase Options

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