Basic Life Support

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Providers Course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner. The course is classroom based.

Course Format

Classroom-based (instructor and video, with skills practiced throughout).

Features

Students engage in simulated clinical scenarios that encourage active, hands-on participation

Hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

Classroom format offers group interaction and feedback from an instructor

Course Content

Adult, Child and Infant

 – Rescue breathing

 – CPR/AED – 1 Rescuer

 – CPR/AED – 2 Rescuers with a Bag-Valve Mask (BVM)

 – Relief of Choking

Certification

Valid for two years

Basic Life Support (BLS) Online

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Online offers the flexibility of an online training option for busy healthcare professionals.

How it works:

Students complete three Parts:

PART 1 – Contact us for information on how to register for the Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Online portion.

PART 2 and PART 3 – Completed at Health Education Services – AHA Training Center

Complete the skills practice (Part 2) and evaluation (Part 3) with a certified AHA BLS Instructor. Students must present Part 1 Certificate of Completion to participate and complete Parts 2 and 3.

Features

Series of online modules covering the required Adult, Child and Infant CPR sequences

Immediate answer feedback

Self-paced learning

Accessible anytime

Course materials available to users for 24 months

Course Content

Adult, Child and Infant

 – Rescue breathing

 – CPR/AED – 1 Rescuer

 – CPR/AED – 2 Rescuers with a Bag-Valve Mask (BVM)

 – Relief of Choking

Certification

Valid for two years

PAMF Employees
- ONLY -
BLS Recertification

Courses are for eligible medical professionals of Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF) only.

Sequoia Hospital Employees
- ONLY -
BLS Recertification

Courses are for eligible medical professionals of Sequoia Hospital only.