basic life support
(bls / CPR-HCP)
Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.
Heart and Stroke Foundation Courses
The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada and First Aid Connect offer a variety of courses to meet all of your training needs:
Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR-Health Care Provider (HCP)
The BLS course is a video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and pre-hospital settings, with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics. The new BLS Provider course, based on the 2015 Guidelines, replaces the BLS for Healthcare Providers course, while offering the high-quality education you’d expect from the Heart and Stroke Foundation. The new format making it easier to tailor a broader audience.
Duration: 3 – 4 hours (approx)
The Heart and Stroke Foundation’s BLS Course offers:
-> The latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes
-> Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients
->Dental Hygienists / Dentists
->Nurses / Paramedics
->Doctors / Physicians
-> PREREQUISITE FOR: ACLS or PALS
-> The BLS Provider Course focuses on what rescuers need to know how to perform high-quality CPR in a wide variety of settings. You will also learn how to respond to choking emergencies.
-> The importance of high quality CPR and it’s impact on survival.
-> Steps of the Chain of Survival and applying the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival.
-> Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR.
-> Perform high quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
-> Use a barrier device to provide effective ventilation
-> Importance of early defibrillation and use of an AED
-> Importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and performing as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
-> Techniques for relief of foreign body airway obstruction (choking) in adults, children, and infants