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BLS Skills Class
Note: Must have completed online course first!


Accelerated:  1 hour 10 minutes
Non-Accelerated:  2 hours 15 minutes

Accelerated BLS Skills Class Precourse Requirements:


• The accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Course is only intended for providers who are experienced in the skills of basic life support, are renewing their AHA BLS course completion card, and have successfully completed the online portion of HeartCode BLS.


• Use of a feedback device or manikin is required for the accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Course to ensure high-quality CPR with the direct assessment of a student’s performance of skills.

Accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Agenda (Skills Class)


With High-Performance Teams Activity

3 Students, 1 BLS Instructor

Student-instructor ratio 3:1; student-manikin ratio 3:1

Total time: approximately 70 minutes


Lesson 1: Course Introduction

Lesson 2: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS

Part I: 1-Rescuer Adult BLS Practice

Part II: AED Practice

Part III: Adult CPR and AED Skills Test

Lesson 3: 2-Rescuer Child CPR

Part I: 2-Rescuer Child CPR Practice

Lesson 4: High-Performance Teams Activity

Lesson 5: Infant BLS

Part I: Infant Compressions (1-Rescuer)

Part II: 2-Rescuer Infant CPR Practice

Part III: Infant CPR Skills Test

Lesson 6: Conclusion


Non-Accelerated BLS Skills Class Precourse Requirements:


• The non-accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Course is intended for providers who have successfully completed the online portion of HeartCode BLS.


• Use of a feedback device or manikin is required for the accelerated HeartCode BLS Competency Course to ensure high-quality CPR with the direct assessment of a student’s performance of skills.


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