Recertification: Heart and Stroke - Healthcare Provider (C) CPR/BLS

This fast-paced course allows the experienced BLS provider (those who are confident in their BLS skills through regular use in their work in the ED, CCU, ICU on code team, or paramedics and first responders) the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge through written and skills assessment in a concentrated program. Successful completion of this two hour 15 minute course (approximate time) allows students to renew their BLS course completion card.

The Heart & Stroke BLS course offers:

The latest 2015 resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes: Realistic scenarios, simulations and animations depicting rescuers, teams and patients

There is limited practice and opportunity for remedial coaching. Students must come prepared. Participants are expected to be highly proficient BLS providers. This is not an entry-level course, students who are unsuccessful in the skills or knowledge test will have to take a full BLS Provider course.

hdgContent

The following items are covered in this Recertification: Heart and Stroke - Healthcare Provider (C) CPR/BLS class:

  • • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival
  • • Apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
  • • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • • Describe the importance of early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • • Demonstrate the appropriate use of an AED
  • • Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
  • • Perform high-quality CPR for a child
  • • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant
  • • Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation
  • • Perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an adult or child
  • • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an infant

hdgDuration

2.5 hrs

hdgPrerequisites

The following are the prerequisite that a student is required to have before being allowed into this course:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) program course within the past 12 months. The certification can not be expired.This is not an entry-level course, students who are unsuccessful in the skills or knowledge test will have to take a full BLS Provider course.

hdgDescription

The BLS Renewal course is a fast-paced course that allows the experienced BLS provider (those who are confident in their BLS skills through regular use in their work in the ED, CCU, ICU on code team, or paramedics and first responders) the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge through written and skills assessment in a concentrated program.

hdgCertifications Earned

Upon successful completion of this program you will have earned the following tickets:

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) renewal is valid for one year from the certification date

hdgAdditional Information

Students must pass a written exam and skills test in order to qualify for a BLS Program Renewal completion card.

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