Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Skills Session
BLS Provider Skills Session Description
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers is one of the most popular AHA courses taught across the country, as often healthcare providers such as EMTs, paramedics, ER physicians, and other healthcare providers are REQUIRED to have valid, up-to-date BLS certification.
BLS Provider Skills Session Audience
BLS training is intended for certified or non-certified, licensed or non-licensed, healthcare professionals, including:
- Emergency medical technicians
- Respiratory, physical, and occupational therapists
- Physician’s assistants
- Residents or fellows
- Medical or nursing students in training
- Aides, medical or nursing assistants, and other allied health personnel
In addition, BLS training can be appropriate for first responders, such as police officers and firefighters, as well as for laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public, such as school, fitness center, or hotel and restaurant employees.or hotel and restaurant employees.
BLS Provider Skills Session Completion Card
Provider eligibility for continuing education credit (BLS Provider Skills Session course):
It is also appropriate for lay rescuers who may have a need to respond to an emergency in the workplace, and family members of patients at high risk for sudden cardiac death.
BLS Provider Skills Session Course Length
*Based on a 1:1 Student/ Manikin Ratio