BLS for Healthcare Providers - Classroom

Updated:Jan 12,2015

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.

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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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: BLS for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course & Materials (PDF opens in new window)


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.

Changes: September 2012

BLS for Healthcare Providers Quick Reference Card (in German) (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-093-9, AHA Product Number 90-1304TR]

Changes: July 2012


BLS for Helathcare Providers Instructor Manual on CD (in German) (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-6166--091-5, AHA Product Number 90-1302TR]

Changes: July 2012

BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (in German) (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-092-2, AHA Product Number 90-1303TR]

Changes: May 2012

Arabic BLS for Healthcare Providers Manual (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-099-1, AHA Product Number 90-2702TR]

Changes: May 2012

Arabic BLS for Healthcare Provider Instructor Manual (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-099-1, AHA Product Number 90-2701TR]

Changes: April 2012


BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (in Japanese) (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-076-2, AHA Product Number 90-2106JP]

Changes: April 2012


BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual (in Japanese) (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-075-5, AHA Product Number 90-2105JP]

Changes: April 2012


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

Changes: July 2011

BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-040-3, AHA Product Number 90-1036]

Changes: May 2011

BLS for Healthcare Providers DVD (PDF opens in new window)
[ISBN 978-1-61669-036-6, AHA Product Number 90-1035]

Now Available


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

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

90-2800US     2010 International Version English (IVE) BLS for HCP Student Manual
90-2700TR Arbic BLS for HCP DVD

* 90-2701TR Arabic BLS for HCP Instructor Manual

* 90-2702TR Arabic BLS for HCP Student Manual

*Check Updates for changes
GermanJapanese
*90-1301TR           German BLS for HCP DVD

*90-1302TR           German BLS for HCP Instructor Manual

*90-1303TR           German BLS for HCP Student Manual

*Check Updates for changes
90-2104JP  Japanese BLS for HCP DVD

90-2105JP  Japanese BLS for HCP Instructor Manual

90-2106JP  Japanese BLS for HCP Student Manual 

*Check Updates for changes
PolishPortuguese 
90-2500TR     Polish BLS for HCP DVD

90-2501TR     Polish BLS for HCP for HCP Instructor Manual

90-2502TR     Polish BLS for HCP Student Manual
90-2202BR     Portuguese BLS for HCP DVD
 
90-2203BR     Portuguese BLS for HCP Instructor Manual

90-2204BR     Portuguese BLS for HCP Student Manual
Spanish 
90-2301BR     Spanish BLS FOR HCP DVD

90-2302BR     Spanish BLS HCP Instructor Manual

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

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To order: shop online, call or fax please contact our International Distributors or eBooks (opens in new window)

  • 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: 
    • AHA stopwatch
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers Course and Renewal Course DVD
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers Instructor Manual
    • BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual with Pocket Reference Card
       

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90-1038 BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual (includes Pocket Reference Card)     Available in eBook