Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers
On Site Training
This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
The American Heart Association’s BLS training is cutting-edge, not only in terms of its evidence-based content, but in its use of a well-tested methodology that can dramatically improve both the learning and retention of lifesaving skills.
BLS Classroom Course
This classroom-based, Instructor-led Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Course teaches Seattle’s and Puget Sound’s healthcare professionals the critical skills of high-quality CPR, to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. It uses the American Heart Association’s proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe students, provide feedback and guide students’ acquisition of skills.
The course covers:
- Critical concepts of high-quality CPR
- 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
- Upon successful completion of written test and hands on skills, students receive a BLS Provider card, valid for two years
LifeTek Carlson is proud to be a part of the legacy and world-class reputation that the greater Seattle area has in the support of life-saving education for people of all walks of life in the Seattle Puget Sound region. The American Heart Association’s training is cutting-edge, not only in terms of its evidence-based content, but in its use of a well-tested methodology that can dramatically improve both the learning and retention of lifesaving skills. Much support and modeling of current CPR protocols have come from Seattle healthcare professionals.
BLS Online and Skills
The BLS for Healthcare Providers Online Course provides a flexible alternative to classroom-based training. The Online Course is web-based and accessible 24 hours a day. Upon successful completion of the online course, students receive a certificate that allows them entrance to a LifeTek in-person skills check. For full course completion, the online course must be paired with an in-person hands-on skills with an AHA BLS Instructor. Upon successful completion of this course, students will receive the same 2-year course card as those who take the conventional classroom course. LifeTek offers two different options for online training: AHA Heartcode Blended Learning OR the On Demand Virtual Training.
On Demand Virtual Training: This is a LifeTek BLS course that has been modified to meet your needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. With AHA approval, LifeTek has broke the course down into two different sections, the online video learning (completed at your own pace online) and the in person hands on skills practice and testing. For only $49.95 you can learn from the comfort of your home and meet with an instructor to test out your skills, it is that easy!