BLS for Healthcare Provider (C)
The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider (HCP) (C) is a classroom course that is designed to teach a variety of healthcare providers how to recognize a number of life threatening emergencies, how to provide CPR, how to use an AED and how to relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for healthcare providers who must know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a range of hospital and out of hospital settings. This course is frequently the required standard for nurses, medical doctors, dentists, dental hygienists, occupational therapist as well as many other healthcare provider professionals.
BLS Course Content
- Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and ECC.
- Critical concepts of high quality CPR.
- The Chain of Survival.
- One rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant.
- Two 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.
The BLS for Healthcare Provider (C) course skills taught are 1 and 2 rescuer adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), choking, automated external defibrillator (AED) training and the use of bag valve mask (BVM). The course is designed for healthcare providers who need a credentialed course and is also open to first responders who have a duty to respond to a cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.
Certified though Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
Approximate Course Length: 4 hours.
Approximate course length for renewal course: 3 hours.