BLS

BASIC LIFE SUPPORT PROVIDER

The BLS Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED.

In the Instructor-led course, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Features

Updated science and education from the new 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC

Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team dynamics classroom activity

Video-based course with real world scenarios

HEARTCODE BLS & SKILLS TESTING

HeartCode BLS uses a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students BLS knowledge and skills.

After completing the online portion, students attend a structured BLS Hands-On Session with an AHA Instructor. This session focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols, and skills testing. Where available, students may also complete the hands-on session with a voice-assisted manikin (VAM).

HeartCode BLS is for healthcare professionals seeking an alternative method for completing an initial or renewal BLS Course.

Features

Updated science and education reflecting the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC

Includes in-facility and prehospital tracks; student chooses his/her track before starting the HeartCode BLS Online Portion

Enhanced learning experience through eSimulations, life-like animations, video scenarios, and knowledge checks