The goal of the Basic Life Support (BLS) Course is to train participants to save lives of victims in cardiac arrest through high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The American Heart Association (AHA) designed the BLS Course to teach healthcare professionals how to perform CPR individually or as part of a team. The participants who complete this training program will be certified by the American Heart Association® (AHA®) as a BLS (CPR/AED) Provider. You will learn to perform CPR and use an AED for adults, children, and infants and relieve choking in adults, children, and infants, including two-person scenarios, use of bag-mask systems for ventilation, and how to relieve foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO). American Heart Association certification eCard provided. *This class WILL satisfy requirements for all health care programs, including licenses requiring CPR AED, and healthcare education programs at all Wisconsin colleges, universities, and technical colleges.
Course Length: Four hours, with a DVD presentation, practical application, written test, and skills test.
Course Size: Minimum per class: 4 / Maximum per class: 8
Intended Audience: Health care providers, who must have a credential documenting successful completion of a CPR course for medical professionals or a medical education program.
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers Fee: $40
AHA BLS for Healthcare Providers PLUS Heartsaver First Aid Fee: $70
Textbooks: Are available for purchase online at a variety of sites, can be downloaded here, or can be purchased online. We also provide loaner books in each of our classrooms.