Basic Life Support
the first of its kind in the AHA’s lifesaving training portfolio, designed
specifically to meet the needs of the EMS market.
Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course
teaches the concepts of both single-rescuer and team basic life support.
Healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as
other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and
BLS delivering hands-on instruction that enhances performance and improves
outcomes in the field.
Primary Audience: Prehospital, emergency care professionals including
emergency medical technicians (EMTs), police officers, fire fighters,
paramedics and advanced EMTs (AEMTs)
Secondary Audience: Athletic trainers, any/all other first responders
- Course is tailored to providers
working in the field. All scenarios are modeled after real-life
experiences that they may actually face.
- High-quality team CPR focus
teaches how to conduct a code with teams ranging from 2-6 people.
- Introduces the concept of post-case
debriefing to BLS Instructors.
- Develops Core Course Segments that
provide the opportunity for Medical Directors to tailor the course to
local response protocols
- The most current science from the 2010 AHA Guidelines
for CPR and ECC
- Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
- The American Heart Association Chain
- 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child
- 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child
- Differences between adult, child and
infant rescue techniques
- Bag-mask techniques for adult, child
- Rescue breathing for adult, child and
- Relief of choking for adult, child and
- CPR with an advanced airway