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Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Course

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This course is certified by the Irish Heart Foundation and the American Heart Association.

This Course is designed for Healthcare providers such as Nurses, Physicians, EMT’s and allied health care professionals as well as First Responders who require a high level of BLS Training.

Course Objectives:

To train candidates in the provision of Adult CPR, Paediatric, and Infant CPR, relief of Foreign Body Airway Obstruction (FBAO) in Adults, Paediatrics and Infants as well as the safe operation of AED’s (Defibrillators).

Course Content:

  • Adult CPR
  • Adult FBAO
  • Paediatric CPR
  • Paediatric FBAO
  • Infant CPR
  • Infant FBAO
  • 2 Person Adult CPR
  • 2 Person Infant CPR
  • Automated External Defibrillation
  • Pulse Points
  • Expired Air Ventilations
  • Cricoid Pressure

Textbooks:

IHF/AHA Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider

Irish Heart Foundation Resuscitation Guide

Assessment:

Candidates are required to complete both written and skills evaluations. A score of 84% of better must be achieved in the written examination.

Certification: Irish Heart Foundation/American Heart Association Course Completion Card.

Duration: 6 Hours

Instructor Ratio: 1 Instructor and 6 Candidates (max)