Toledo - Continuing Education - American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Date:November 15, 2013
Course Number/Program Code:CE 0076/CEBLS141
Course Name:American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
Contact Hours:4.0
Days to Complete:1 day
CEUs:Varies by agency
Campus Offering Course:Toledo
Prerequisite(s):None
Who Should Attend:Any healthcare provider
Course Type:Lecture, discussion, and hand-on

Course Description:

The American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers course offers knowledge and skills for saving lives. Participants will learn the skills for victims of all ages, including the presence of an advanced airway. Through the American Heart Association’s BLS for Healthcare Provider Student Handbook, video, and hands-on training of CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) in a team and an advanced setting, participants will obtain the skills necessary to perform within a healthcare setting and/or as a healthcare provider and team member. Participants will also learn how to relieve choking (foreign-body airway obstruction) during this course. The skills learned in this course will enable participants to recognize emergencies, such as sudden cardiac arrest, and know how to respond to them.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Initiate the “Chain of Survival.”
  2. Perform prompt, high-quality chest compressions for adult, child, and infant victims.
  3. Initiate early use of an AED.
  4. Provide appropriate rescue breaths.
  5. Relieve choking.

Required Texts or other supplemental materials:

BLS for Healthcare Providers (Student Manual) [Paperback]; Mary Fran Hazinski (editor); American Heart Association; 1 edition (March 1, 2011); ISBN-10: 1616690399; ISBN-13: 978-1616690397

Grading:

Pass/Fail

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