basic life support

basic life support $100

Recertification $100

Duration: Stand-alone course – 4 hours

With Airway Management – 5 hours

With Oxygen Therapy – 5 hours

With Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy – 6 hours

Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills in a team environment for professionals with a duty to respond. Teaches the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation including use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.

Audience: In-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals. Pre-hospital care providers, which may include professionals in a fire service, rescue team, sports-medicine, lifeguards and ski patrol.

Prerequisites: None

Successfully demonstrate all course skill competencies

Minimum 75% mark for written, closed book, knowledge evaluation

Attend and participate in 100% of the course

Certification

1 – year certification in Basic Life Support (digital certificate issued upon successful completion). Recertification: 2 hours.

Course Content

  • Glove removal

  • Primary Assessment

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED)

  • Airway Obstruction

  • Assisted Ventilation

  • Basic Life Support special considerations

Participant Materials     

Canadian Red Cross Basic Life Support Field Guide

Register

To register for the next Basic Life Support course please contact krista@heartlandfirstaid.com or phone 306.631.8527.

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