Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

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.

 

 

Course Content:

 

• Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

 

• Critical concepts of high-quality CPR

 

• The American Heart Association Chain of Survival

 

• 1-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant

 

• 2-Rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant

 

• Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques

 

• Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant

 

• Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant

 

• Relief of choking for adult, child and infant

 

• CPR with an advanced airway*

 

* This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place.