CPR Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support (BLS)

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You will need to come to the school for a skills checkoff to complete this course. After you are done, We will issues the card to you.

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a life saving procedure for providing oxygen and circulation to someone who has suffered a cardiac and respiratory arrest. The essentials of CPR (chest compression and mouth-to-mouth breathing) had been known for many, many years. But it was not until 1957 that CPR really came into being. Dr. Peter Safar, along with several other researchers and physicians, had been working and experimenting in an effort to combine chest compression and mouth-to-mouth breathing into an organized, effective resuscitation technique and in that year Dr Safar published the book The ABC of Resuscitation. CPR – in the basic form we know today – was now available. Many years later, a specific technique for assisting someone who is choking because of an obstructed airway was developed and this technique – the Heimlich Maneuver – is now included in CPR classes. As a medical professional, you will be required to take a CPR class and to learn the Heimlich Maneuver. You may also be instructed in the use of an automatic external defibrillator (AED). Learning how to perform CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver and how to use an AED is not difficult, you will have a lot of opportunity to practice CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver during the class: you will also be required to be re certified in these techniques every few years. But it is a good idea to review the techniques every so often because remembering CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver when you are in an emergency situation can be difficult and doing them correctly can save a life.

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Course Features

  • Lectures 17
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 4.0 Hours
  • Skill level All level
  • Language English
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
  • Lessons

    • Lecture 1.1 Introduction CPR – BLS Preview 30m
    • Lecture 1.2 Ethical Issues Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.3 Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.4 Adult Basic Life Support and CPR Quality: Lay Rescuer CPR Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.5 Adult Basic Life Support and CPR Quality: HCP BLS Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.6 Alternative Techniques and Ancillary Devices for CPR Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.7 Adult Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.8 Post–Cardiac Arrest Care Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.9 Acute Coronary Syndromes Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.10 Special Circumstances of Resuscitation Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.11 Pediatric Basic Life Support and CPR Quality Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.12 Pediatric Advanced Life Support Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.13 Neonatal Resuscitation Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.14 Education Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.15 First Aid Locked 30m
    • Lecture 1.16 References – CPR – BLS Locked 30m
  • CPR Review Video

    • Lecture 2.1 CPR Review Video Locked 30m
  • Quiz

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    Great option

    I chose this course because I needed CEs for my RN license. It was also very affordable compared to local training courses. It did take a while to get through all the material, but I liked how they presented the new recommendations in comparison with the old ones.

    great resource

    Great course. Clearly identified the old course of action vs the new and gave explanations why. Learned more here than in in-class courses I've taken.

    ARNP

    I absolutely loved the course! A lot of reading, but was very interesting and easily understood. I mostly appreciate the comparisons of old recommendations against the newest recommendations. It helped me to easily pin point the major key differences that have changed since the years prior. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity and easy recertification. Definitely will be back in 2 years!!

    CPR Healthcare Provider/Basic Life Support (BLS)

    liked new guide lines vs old with the reasoning behind the change.

    Arnp

    Educational and easy to understand