The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Classroom Course is designed to provide RNs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals with the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe and timely manner. Learn to react effectively in an emergency whether you work in a hospital or in-home clinical setting. This comprehensive class also includes basic First Aid training where noted and demonstrates techniques for infants, children and adults. One contact hour is awarded to RNs and LPNs.
As a leader in private duty nursing and in-home healthcare since 1987, HealthCall is committed to continuing education and to offering the highest degree of in-home clinical care. We’re pleased to announce that we are now able to offer this certification program to all healthcare professionals who want to add this important credential to their qualifications.
2020 Class Dates:
March 26, 2020
8:45 am – 1:00 pm
Key Topics Covered
Important changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care will be covered including —
- Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
- The American Heart Association Chain of Survival
- 1-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
- 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adult, child and infant
- Differences between adult, child and infant rescue techniques
- Bag-mask techniques for adult, child and infant
- Rescue breathing for adult, child and infant
- Relief of choking for adult, child and infant
- CPR with an advanced airway
The course is taught by American Heart Association Instructors.
Cost for this class is $65.00 and includes the cost of the course and the textbook. One Contact Hour is awarded to RNs and LPNs. The American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers Course Completion Card is valid for two years.
This course is taught at HealthCall’s Education and Training Center, 28139 Woodward Ave., Berkley, MI 48072
This course is free to HealthCall employees.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express through PayPal.
- Marcus Porter, RN, CBIS
- Shantele Allen, BLS Instructor
You must earn at least 84% on the written test and complete an evaluation form to receive contact hours. Instructors and planners have declared no conflicts of interest pertaining to this activity and no commercial support or sponsorship has been provided for this program.
HealthCall is a community healthcare and behavioral services organization that has provided services in Michigan since 1987. Our professional staff specializes in comprehensive diagnostic evaluations for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as well as complete heavioral assessments and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Additionally, HealthCall serves catastrophically injured individuals as well as infants, children and adults with medical disabilities and traumatic brain injuries. We are committed to delivering the highest levels of quality, person-centered services and have earned accreditation from both CHAP and CARF International.