Basic Life Support

(BLS Provider)

AMERICAN HEart association

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification reinforces healthcare professionals' understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.  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

Gainesville & Ocala

Who typically takes this course:

  • Doctors, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, EMTs, CNAs, Most Healthcare-Related Workers

  • Dentists, Dental Assistants

  • Healthcare-Related Studies (i.e., Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, PA, etc.)

After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival

  • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply its BLS concepts

  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR

  • Perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants

  • Describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one

  • Provide effective ventilations with a barrier device

  • Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR

  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.

BLS for Healthcare offers two options: 1.) Full Classroom or 2.) Blended Course which included an online module with a classroom component.  Both options provide students with an Instructor-led classroom session. In both classes, students spend plenty of time practicing and performing skills guided by an AHA instructor. The course concludes with each student testing their skills and passing a written exam. 

SCHEDULE/REGISTER

BLS Classroom

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American Heart Association

4 hours

100% Classroom

$55/$49 with valid Student ID

Gainesville & Ocala

SCHEDULE/REGISTER

BLS Heartcode  Blended

Includes HeartCode BLS Course Key and Classroom Portion. 

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American Heart Association

2 hrs online; 1 hr classroom

Part Online; Part in Classroom

$79

Gainesville & Ocala

Basic life Support (BLS) - 3 hours

Classroom or Blended (Online Module w/ Classroom Portion)

more about heartcode bls

This HeartCode BLS online course uses the latest eSimulation technology to enable students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Utilizing a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities, this course teaches BLS knowledge and skills to healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.