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Course Description

The American Heart Association standards for Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is recommended for all licensed and certified healthcare practitioners. This class teaches students how to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), as well as foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques. BLS students learn rescue techniques for adults, children, and infants. 

Notice: Per City guidelines, masking will be strongly recommended but not mandatory. Wearing a high-quality mask such as KN95 or N95 mask, or double masking, is strongly encouraged. It is important to wear a mask that is well-fitted. For information on proper masking, including how to double mask, please read this guidance from the CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/your-health/effective-masks.html.

Course Outline

  1. The American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
  2. The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
  3. 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  4. 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
  5. Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
  6. Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
  7. Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
  8. Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
  9. Written exam based on American Heart Association guidelines 

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this workshop participants will be familiar with:
  • How to recognize life-threatening emergencies
  • How to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team
  • Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques

Notes

Materials Required:
Handouts provided by instructor.

Prerequisites

None.
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Section Title
American Heart Association BLS CPR Certification
Type
Lecture
Days
T, Th
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Dec 13, 2022 to Dec 15, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
6.0
Location
  • Career & Advanced Technology Center
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $99.00
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