Full course description

Course Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 from 6:00pm-10:00pm

Location:
Collaboration Studio Map
1602 N. 15th Street, Room 117
Tampa, FL 33605   

Who should attend?  Healthcare professionals who need to be able to perform CPR, use an AED, as well as other lifesaving skills on adults, children and infants in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.  After completion of the course, including a skills test, students receive a Healthcare Provider Heartsaver® CPR AED course completion card, valid for 2 years. You'll also receive free tracking of your certification expiration with reminders to renew.

HCC Students, Faculty and Staff can take this course at a discounted rate ($35).  Contact rschauf@hccfl.edu with your Name and ID number to receive a promo code. 

Description

The Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers (HCP) Course is an instructor-led course that teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. BLS for Healthcare Providers teaches skills using the American Heart Association’s proven Practice-While-Watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe students, provide feedback and guide students’ acquisition of skills.

Course Content

Key changes reflecting the new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

First aid basics

Medical emergencies

Injury emergencies

Environmental emergencies

Adult, children and infant CPR and AED use


Course Requirements:  

Students must purchase and read the BLS for Healthcare Providers Student Manual before attending this course.  Students also receive the new Pocket Reference Card with the manual designed to provide quick emergency information to the rescuer at any time.

The manual can be purchased using one of the methods below:

American Heart Association- ebook $13.25
WorldPoint: 
paperback $13.25, plus shipping and handling
Channing-Bete: 
paperback $1325, plus shipping and handling