BLS teaches skills using AHA’s research-proven practice-while-watching technique, which allows Instructors to observe students, provide feedback, and guide students’ acquisition of skills.
After successfully completing the BLS Renewal Course, students should be able to: describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival, describe all the steps of the Chain of Survival, apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival, recognize the signs of someone needing CPR, perform high-quality CPR for an adult, describe the importance of early use of an AED, demonstrate the appropriate use of an AED, provide effective ventilation by using a barrier device, perform high-quality CPR for a child perform high-quality CPR for an infant, describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation, perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR, describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an adult or child, describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an infant.
Eligibility for continuing education credit: Emergency Medical Services -- This continuing education activity is approved by the American Heart Association, an organization accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), for 2.25 Basic CEHs, activity number 18-AMHA-F2-0001.
DATE: May 19, 2018
LOCATION: Atlanta, GA
INSTRUCTORS: Steve Brown, EMS
This course is made possible through the IATSE TTF Course Reimbursement Program. If you are interested in this training, contact Local 479 for more information.