Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)
|This course is designed for Healthcare Professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other life-saving skills, in a variety of in-hospital|
and out-of-hospital settings. Each participant must obtain an 84% or higher on the written evaluation and demonstrate proficiency in all CPR skills. Skills include: one rescuer adult/ child/infant CPR AED, two rescuer adult/child/infant CPR AED, bag-mask techniques for adult/child/infant, rescue breathing for adult/child/infant, and relief of choking adult/child/infant.
Written and practical skills (hands-on mannequin simulation) evaluation and testing are required for course completion. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a BLS for Healthcare Provider course completion card which is valid for 2 years.
NOTE: This course is a pre-requisite for anyone planning on enrolling in the CNA Program.
A list of Day/Date/Times for Fall 2014 Semester will be posted to this page soon. Check back often, for updates, or call the Continuing Education Office for personal assistance.