Basic Life Support Certification Course for Health Care Professionals

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

This course is full.

This course is hands-on.

This is a recertification course that reviews CPR for patients of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-mask device, and oxygen), relief of a foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), and use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) in compliance with the new Massachusetts law 234 CMR for the dental industry.
People who currently hold a BLS certification card and who may provide health care to patients in or outside of a hospital setting, as well as those required to take a health care provider course for employment, will benefit from this class.

The four-hour program incorporates multiple learning styles: videotape demonstration, instructor led discussions, and peer practice sessions. All participants who successfully complete the course, including the written examination and skills’ demonstration, will receive a BLS for Healthcare Providers course completion card, which is valid for two years.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the links in the AHA Chain of Survival.
  • Describe the steps of CPR for an adult, child, and infant.
  • Perform CPR using barrier device and bag-mask ventilation.
  • Perform one and two rescuer CPR for all ages.
  • Perform rescue breathing mouth to barrier.
  • Know how and when to use an AED on victims greater than eight years of age.
  • Perform skills for relief of a FBAO in the responsive and unresponsive victim of all ages.

Light refreshments and discounted parking will be provided.

Date Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Time 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Price $95
Faculty Tomas Flores, MD

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