Basic Life Support (BLS) (Formerly known as BLS for Healthcare Providers)
$80 + GST = $84 (no manual included; must bring your own current manual)
$100 + GST = $105 (manual included)
At the time of launch there is no “Renewal course” for the new 2015 Guidelines BLS course. Renewal options will be communicated at a future date.
Basic Life Support (BLS) is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. It is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of settings and teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in pre-hospital and in-facility settings.
This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations, and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. The BLS course includes realistic scenarios, simulations and state-of-the-art animations, and incorporates Heart and Stroke Foundation’s proven Practice-While-Watching video format to bring the science of the 2015 Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC to the front line practitioner.
NEW Basic Life Support (BLS) Course
The new BLS course is a video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics. The new BLS Provider course, based on the 2015 Guidelines, replaces the BLS for Healthcare Providers course, while offering the high-quality education you’d expect from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The new format making it easier to tailor a broader audience.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s BLS Course offers:
This course is designed for healthcare providers and trained first responders who provide care to patients in a wide variety of both in-facility and prehospital settings or by those that require BLS certification and CPR training to enter into a healthcare-related training program.
Course Overview and Design:
The BLS Provider Course focuses on what rescuers need to know to perform high-quality CPR in a wide variety of settings. You will also learn how to respond to choking emergencies. Course contents and outcomes include:
BLS Course Duration:
Approximate course duration: 4 hrs
Course Completion ECard & Expiration Date:
All Heart and Stroke Foundation Basic Life Support completion cards are valid for 1 yearfrom the date of successful course completion. You will receive an E-Card via email after the successful completion of the course.
Required Course Materials:
Provider Manual – in print (RE3310E) or eBook (RE3310ED)
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