Healthcare Provider CPR/AED

The Healthcare Provider course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED, and relief of FBAO in responsive and nonresponsive victims. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and our of hospital. You will learn the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.

This class will focus on:

  • Key changes in basic life support, reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care
  • Critical concepts of high-quality CPRamHeart-crest
  • 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*
    * This is an introduction to the compression/ventilation rate and ratio for a patient who has an advanced airway in place. For more information on advanced airways, please refer to the Airway Management Course.
  • Updated Science based content


Are good for 2 years through the following organizations;

  •  American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers.
  • American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI)
  • National Safety Council (NSC)

In the classroom, students participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations. Students work with an AHA BLS Instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing. Students also complete a written exam.



The American Heart Association Chain of Survival


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