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Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Manual 15-1009

Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Manual 15-1009

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Description

Provides lesson maps and information for teaching the classroom-based and blended-learning options for the Basic Life Support (BLS) course on an initial or a renewal basis. Each Instructor should have his or her own copy of the manual. 50 full-color pages (plus 16 lesson plans for the classroom-based course and 15 lesson plans for the blended-learning cours...

Provides lesson maps and information for teaching the classroom-based and blended-learning options for the Basic Life Support (BLS) course on an initial or a renewal basis. Each Instructor should have his or her own copy of the manual. 50 full-color pages (plus 16 lesson plans for the classroom-based course and 15 lesson plans for the blended-learning course), plus 6 page-divider tabs, 8 1/2" x 11". Formatted as a loose-leaf, 3-hole-punched manual that fits into a binder, plus an Instructor CD with supplemental information and tools. Based on the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines for CPR and ECC.


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Course Overview
BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.

After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:

describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants
describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one
provide effective ventilations with a barrier device
describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.
Key Features and Benefits
This manual:

includes essential information and lesson plans Instructors need to teach the BLS course on an initial or a renewal basis, including the classroom-based and blended-learning versions
provides detailed lesson plans for teaching the BLS course (16 lesson plans for the classroom-based course and 15 lesson plans for the blended-learning course)
includes six page-divider tabs that make finding key sections quick and simple
includes an Instructor CD featuring supplemental information and tools:
Precourse Materials
Equipment List
Sample Precourse Letter to Students (Classroom Course)
Sample Precourse Letter to Students (HeartCode BLS)
Sample BLS Course Agenda
Sample HeartCode BLS Agenda
Course Materials
Adult CPR and AED Skills Testing Checklist
Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors
Infant CPR Skills Testing Checklist
Skills Testing Critical Skills Descriptors
Team Dynamics Diagram
Summary of High-Quality CPR Components for BLS Providers
BLS Lesson Plans
Blended BLS Lesson Plans
Life Is Why™ Activity Page
Manual is for use by American Heart Association BLS Instructors. Each Instructor must have his or her own copy of the Instructor manual for teaching the BLS course.


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