American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR
The BLS Healthcare Provider Course teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages (including ventilation with a barrier device, a bag-valve-mask device, and oxygen), use of an AED, and relief of a Foreign Body Airway Obstruction. The course is designed for healthcare providers who care for patients in a wide variety of settings, both in and out of hospital.
Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurse, paramedics, EMTs, respiratory therapist, physical and occupational therapist, physician assistants, residents, fellows, or medical or nursing student; aides; medical or nursing assistants; and other allied health personnel.
At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:
Demonstrate on a manikin the current sequences and techniques for CPR
Use of an Automated Defibrillator
Relief of foreign body airway obstruction for adult, child, and infant victims
CPR Course - Course Cost is $70
BLS Manual only - $12
University of Rochester Medical Students: NO fee for courses, only manual
For classes up to April 22, 2013, register here. For classes after April 22, choose the link for the appropriate date below:
Payment is required at least one (1) week in advance. If you have a group of ten (10) or more, arrangements may be made to schedule a class time and date tailored for your group.
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.
View a CPR demonstration
Visit the American Heart Association's website for further information