Basic Life Support

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Program Description

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Health Care Providers is designed to provide a wide variety of professionals with the skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.  This course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve masks, foreign-body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulminary emergencies.

THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR:
• Physicians
• Nurses
• Paramedics
• Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT and AEMT)
• Physician Assistants (PA)
• Residents for Fellows
• Physicians
• Respiratory, Physical and Occupational Therapists
• Medical or Nursing students in training
• Aides, Medical or Nursing Assistants, and other allied health personnel
• First Responders, such as police officers and firefighters
• Laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public

6 Hour Course • 1 Day

Note: If student is sponsored by a qualifying company, Utah State Custom Fit funding may be available to offset training costs by up to 50%. For details Visit the Custom Fit homepage.

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Outcomes:

  • Students will receive a Basic Life Support certification card from the American Heart Association.  The cost of the AHA card is included in the course fees.