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Who should take BLS Provider class?  (Replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers)

(BLS Provider)  These people should take this course!  Physicians, Pharmacist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy Student, Nursing Students, Nurses, Physician Assistants, EMT Student, Paramedic, Firefighter, Nurse Practitioner, EMT, Medical Students, Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA's, CNA Students,  etc.  Dentists and dental assistants are required to know and maintain CPR certification. Dental Hygienist: While dental offices may seldom have a need for CPR skills, some dental procedures could cause a patient to experience a cardiac arrest.  Note: BLS Provider replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers course!  

Doctors, Nurses, Laboratory Technicians:  Hospitals require medical personal to be CPR certified. Medical personnel like doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians may be required to perform CPR in the course of their duties. (BLS Provider) 

Like hospitals, all medical personnel in a doctor's office must know how to perform advanced CPR. Office personnel, while less likely to perform CPR, may be still be required to maintain a basic CPR certification. Most offices will likely have an AED on premise, and employees must know how to use it. (BLS Provider)  

Medical and Dental Offices: Medical clinical personnel must maintain advanced CPR skills, which includes the use of basic equipment and how to do two-man CPR. Non-medical personnel could maintain CPR certification at a basic level. AED instruction may be required as a part of the CPR certification process.  (BLS Provider)


Law Enforcement and Firefighter (BLS) Police, sheriffs, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and first Responders must maintain CPR certification. EMT's and first responders need advanced CPR skills. Basic skills may be sufficient for law enforcement and regular firefighters. (Heartsaver with First Aid) and or (BLS)  

  
Who should take BLS Provider Renewal class?

(BLS Provider Renewal)  These people should take this course that have taken course in the past!  Physicians, Pharmacist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, Respiratory Therapist, Pharmacy Student, Nursing Students, Nurses, Physician Assistants, EMT Student, Paramedic, Firefighter, Nurse Practitioner, EMT, Medical Students, Certified Nurse Assistant - CNA's, CNA Students,  etc.  Dentists and dental assistants are required to know and maintain CPR certification. Dental Hygienist: While dental offices may seldom have a need for CPR skills, some dental procedures could cause a patient to experience a cardiac arrest.  Note: BLS Provider replaces BLS for Healthcare Providers course!  


Doctors, Nurses, Laboratory Technicians:  Hospitals require medical personal to be CPR certified. Medical personnel like doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians may be required to perform CPR in the course of their duties. (BLS Provider) 

Like hospitals, all medical personnel in a doctor's office must know how to perform advanced CPR. Office personnel, while less likely to perform CPR, may be still be required to maintain a basic CPR certification. Most offices will likely have an AED on premise, and employees must know how to use it. (BLS Provider)  

Medical and Dental Offices: Medical clinical personnel must maintain advanced CPR skills, which includes the use of basic equipment and how to do two-man CPR. Non-medical personnel could maintain CPR certification at a basic level. AED instruction may be required as a part of the CPR certification process.  (BLS Provider)


Law Enforcement and Firefighter (BLS) Police, sheriffs, emergency medical technicians (EMT) and first Responders must maintain CPR certification. EMT's and first responders need advanced CPR skills. Basic skills may be sufficient for law enforcement and regular firefighters. (Heartsaver with First Aid) and or (BLS)

BLS Skills & Practice Class


This course meets all the requirement of the BLS Provider course (BLS for Healthcare Providers). This  class requires that students have completed  the AHA HeartCode BLS online course prior to taking this Skills Class. Note: The cost of the skills class is not included in the cost of the online course unless you enroll in the COMBO (combination online + Skills class). Students may enroll in the AHA online class directly at then present their completion certificate to the classroom AHA skills class instructor. Cost of the online course does Not include the cost of the classroom skills course. OR Students may enroll in our Combination (Combo) course, that includes both the online course and the classroom skills class for a small cost savings.

BLS Courses

BLS Provider: Instructor-Led Training (Replaces BLS for   Healthcare Providers) Note: This is an "All classroom course". Does not include online course completion.

The BLS 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.

The BLS (Instructor Led) Course is approximately 4 1/2 hours long including all required lessons, if taught using the recommended Instructor-to-student ratio of 1 Instructor to 6 students.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios an learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

         • Updated science and education from the new 2015 AHA 
            Guidelines Update for CPR & ECC

         • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills
            proficiency

         • Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team
           dynamics classroom activity

         • Video-based course with real world scenarios


BLS Provider
Renewal:
Instructor-Led Training (Replaces BLS for   Healthcare Providers Renewal) Note: This is an "All classroom course". Does not include online course completion. This course requires completion of the BLS course previously.

The AHA has added a BLS Renewal Course option for BLS providers to complete BLS training and receive a BLS Provider course completion card. The BLS Renewal Course is a video-based, ILT course that features accelerated content. It is designed specifically for providers with a BLS Provider course completion card and allows for time efficiency while teaching both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills in both in-facility and pre-hospital settings. Approximate course duration: 2 hours, 50 minutes.

BLS Skills Only

BLS Skills Only class if for persons that have completed the American Heart Association (AHA) coursee "HeartCode BLS"  This course is intended for providers who have successfully completed the online portion of BLS training (HeartCode BLS I). Direct assessment of a student’s performance of BLS skills.  The BLS Skills Class is approximately 2 hours.  Note: Students must have completed AHA online class prior to practice and skills testing. Cost of the AHA online course does NOT include the cost of this skills class!


BLS Skills "Accelerated"

BLS Skills "accelerated" class is for persons that have completed the American Heart Association (AHA) course "HeartCode BLS online"  and 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 AHA BLS HeartCode online course. 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.  The Accelerated BLS Skills Class is approximately 1 hour.

Note: Students must have completed AHA online BLS class (HearCode BLS I) prior to practice and skills testing. Cost of the AHA BLS online course does NOT include the cost of this skills class!

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