20NE004 - Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)

Aug 7, 2019 Closed Nursing

20NE004 - Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)

Description

The Healthcare Provider BLS course is designed for health care professionals who wish to perform the skills of basic life support, which includes knowledge of the AHA Chain of Survival:

One and two man CPR for the adult
Child and infant CPR
Response to choking (both conscious and unconscious) in the adult, child, and infant
Airway management techniques
Use of the AED

Successful completion includes passing a written exam (score 84 and above) at the end of class and skills testing throughout.

Target Audience

RN, LPN, NA, CMA, MD, and all other health care providers

Objectives

  • Name the links in the American Heart Association (AHA) adult Chain of Survival and state the importance of each link
  • Name the major science updates in the 2010 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC
  • State and demonstrate the basic steps of CPR for adults
  • Demonstrate how to perform 2-rescuer team CPR
  • Demonstrate the use of an AED
  • Discuss and demonstrate the basic steps of CPR for children and infants
  • Demonstrate how to relieve choking in responsive and unresponsive victims one year of age and older

Faculty

  • Ronnie C. Metcalf, RN-BC, EdD, ONC

Fees