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CPR – First Aid

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course

Basic Life Support training 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 teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both prehospital and in-facility environments, with a focus on High-Quality CPR and team dynamics. Students are provided the knowledge and skills for emergency life-saving techniques involving infants, children, and adults. respiratory and cardiovascular distress, non-breathing, unconsciousness, choking, and cardiac arrest are addressed. The infant and child, and the adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)/Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) certification examinations are included.

Southern Technical Institute’s CPR for Healthcare Providers training features:

  • Updated science and education from the most current AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Emphasis on high-quality CPR including a team dynamics classroom activity
  • Video-based course with real world scenarios

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. You will work with an American Heart Association BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.

Certification: Students receive an American Heart Association BLS CPR certification card upon successful completion of the CPR/AED skills and written exam. CPR certification is valid for 2 years from the course completion date.

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Heartsaver® First Aid

Heartsaver® First Aid is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and to manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

Heartsaver® First Aid training features:

  • Video-based course ensures consistency
  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency
  • Student Workbook comes with Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries and illnesses

Course reflects the current guidelines based on the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

Certification: Students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid certification card upon successful completion of the CPR/AED exam. CPR certification is valid for 2 years from the course completion date.

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