Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) - 2021

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Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) - 2021

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, response to choking (both conscious and unconscious) in the adult, child, and infant; airway management techniques; and use of the AED. Successful completion includes passing written exam (score 84 and above) at the end of class and skills testing throughout.

Also available BLS Online + In-person Option: Part 1 Online on your own + Part 2 Skills Practice and Part 3 Testing - In-person at MAHEC
www.onlineaha.org >course catalog >HeartCode® BLS
Online course takes approximately 1-2 hours.
Fee: $31.00, payable to AHA
Print your certificate of completion.

Call Ronnie Metcalf at 828-257-4478 to schedule an appointment.
Fee: $35.00 Payable by credit card, cash or check made payable
to MAHEC
Fee waived for MAHEC employees
Bring your certificate of completion to your appointment.


The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

Target Audience

RN, LPN, CNA, CMA, MD/DO, Dental Staff, Pharmacists, EMT/EMS/Paramedic, 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 2015 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 1 year of age and older

Faculty

  • Ronnie C. Metcalf, EdD, RN

Sessions

Full Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) - December 6th
12/6 1:00 PM–3:30 PM

Credits

.300 CEU

December 6th Session - Afternoon

The Mountain Area Health Education Center designates this entire continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 0.3 CEUs as established by the National Task Force on the Continuing Education Unit.

2.500 Contact Hours

December 6th Session - Afternoon

MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.5 Contact Hours.

2.500 Contact Hours

Nurse Practitioners - December 6th Session - Afternoon

Nurse Practitioners: MAHEC designates this continuing education activity as meeting the criteria for 2.50 contact hours.

2.500 Nursing Contact Hours

December 6th Session - Afternoon

2.5 Nursing Contact Hours Activity # AP 008-1786 Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

2.500 CME for Physician Assistants

December 6th Session - Afternoon

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificate of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 2.50 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

2.500 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM

December 6th Session - Afternoon

Accreditation: The Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC) is accredited by the North Carolina Medical Society (NCMS) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation: MAHEC designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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