OSX 907 • Basic Life Support (BLS)

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OSX 907 • Basic Life Support (BLS)

Course Description

OSX 907 - Basic Life Support (BLS) ClassroomThis American Heart Association course is designed for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, and respond to a wide variety of life-threatening emergencies. Course includes adult, child and infant rescue skills in out-of-hospital and in-hospital settings.

Basic Life Support

This course features key changes in basic life support reflecting new science from the 2010 American Heart Association Guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular care. Other topics include critical concepts in high-quality CPR, The American Heart Association Chain of Survival, 1 and 2-rescuer CPR and AED for adults, children and infants, differences among adult, child and infant rescue techniques, bag-mask techniques, rescue breathing, and relief of choking for adults, children and infants.

Who Should Attend

Individuals responsible for overseeing safety in industries such as: Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Maritime and General Industry.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify shock, cardiac and breathing emergencies
  2. Recognize heat and cold emergencies
  3. Identify sudden illness and poisoning
  4. Apply First Aid to complex emergencies

CEUs: 0.5
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 1 day
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad