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.
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.
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