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American Heart Association “BLS Provider” Class

Target Audience

The BLS Provider class is the CPR AED class that is designed for all healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, clinical exercise physiologists, respiratory therapists, EMT’s, paramedics, and many others!

The American Heart Association states that the following individuals should take this class.  “Healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and  other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings” (viewed 10-4-17, http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahaecc-public/@wcm/@ecc/documents/downloadable/ucm_490396.pdf)

Primary Concepts of the Class

  • ” New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for  PR and ECC.
  •    The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
  •    The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
  •    Important early use of an AED
  •    Effective ventilations using a barrier device
  •    Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
  •    Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants”
    (viewed 10-4-17, http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahaecc-public/@wcm/@ecc/documents/downloadable/ucm_490396.pdf)

Formats of the  Class

  • Full Class

    • “Instructors deliver both the cognitive portion of training and the psychomotor component of thorough skills practice and testing in a
      classroom setting” (viewed 10-4-17, http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahaecc-public/@wcm/@ecc/documents/downloadable/ucm_490396.pdf)
    • Class takes approximately 5.5 hours, but some people may take a little less or a little more time.
    • $65 per student, includes the required student ebook!
    • Finish the class with confidence for the real-world!
  • Skills Session

    • “Includes a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, and a hands-on session.” (viewed 10-4-17, http://ahainstructornetwork.americanheart.org/idc/groups/ahaecc-public/@wcm/@ecc/documents/downloadable/ucm_490396.pdf)
    • Class takes approximately 3.5 hours, but some people may take a little less or a little more time.
    • $40 per student
    • Student must complete the online part prior to the skills session from onlineaha.org!
    • Student ebook is included in the online part!
    • Finish the class with confidence for the real-world!

Scheduling

Contact Lifesaver CPR to schedule your class (214-704-3891, lifesavercpr@texascprcourse.com).  Payment is required upon scheduling!




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All individuals that schedule with Lifesaver CPR are required to follow Lifesaver CPR's rules found on texascprcourse.com (especially read the "FAQ" page of this website) as well as any applicable rules from the certifying association.

Lifesaver CPR strives for excellent customer service and hopes that you would refer others to learn from Lifesaver CPR in the future as a thank you for the great customer service you received. Your Lifesaver CPR instructor will strive to enhance your confidence in your CPR and first aid skills; this includes answering all of your questions and ensuring that you get the necessary hands-on practice.

American Heart Association Rules! "The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA." --AHA 2012 Program Administration Manuel

Note: As per the American Heart Association, all locations where CPR is taught have to be non-smoking locations.

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