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BLS for the Healthcare Provider Online

The American Heart Association’s BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Part 1 Course, web-based and accessible 24 hours a day, provides a flexible alternative to classroom training. Through case-based scenarios, interactive activities and videos, this course teaches the concepts of both single-rescuer and team basic life support. Part 1 must be paired with a hands-on skills practice and testing session (Parts 2 and 3) with an AHA BLS Instructor. Students who successfully complete Part 1 receive a certificate that allows them entrance to a skills practice and testing session. An AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card will be issued upon successful completion of all three parts. Course Covers • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care • Critical concepts in high-quality CPR • The American Heart Association Chain of Survival • 1-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants • 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants • Differences among adult, child and infant rescue techniques • Bag-mask techniques for adults, children and infants • Rescue breathing for adults, children and infants • Relief of choking for adults, children and infants • CPR with an advanced airway* This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. * This is an introduction to the compression and ventilation rates for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.

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