American Heart Association
AHA BLS INFORMATION
Basic Life Support (BLS)
The AHA’s BLS 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. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Options
Basic Life Support (BLS) is available in two different training methods – blended learning and classroom training. All BLS course options teach the same AHA science-based skills and result in the same AHA BLS Course Completion Card.
Is AHA BLS the right course for me?
BLS is geared towards prehospital providers, like EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, and in-facility hospital providers. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.
What does this course teach?
After successfully completing this course, students should be able to
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
- 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
HOW MANY CEUS FOR BLS DO I GET?
The American Heart Association BLS courses provide CEU/CME credits for EMTs, AEMTs, paramedics, respiratory therapists, nurses, nurse anesthetists, physician assistants, physicians, dentists, and pharmacists. The BLS certification courses are approved for up to 4.0 CEUs/CMEs, and recertification courses are approved for up to 2.50 CEUs/CMEs.
WHAT IS BLS CERTIFICATION TRAINING LIKE FROM Juman Medical?
Jurman Medical goes above and beyond the call of duty to answer the question, "What is BLS certification, and how can it help you achieve your career goals?"We offer BLS certification to qualified healthcare providers all over the United States, with multiple training locations available. Plus, our courses are taught by acknowledged experts in BLS who are currently practicing in their field. Leading small classes of qualified students, instructors guide a participatory approach to learning that encourages hands-on experience in order to fully develop the techniques. Muscle memory is an important function to integrate with our students' existing skill sets, so adequate resources are always accorded to all students, including a one-to-one manikin-to-student ratio. All equipment students use to practice represents the most current technology.We even offer BLS certification renewal - an update type version of the program for students who have current BLS certifications - as well as special courses that can be taught on site at your home or business to better meet your needs. That way, we make it simple to renew your BLS certification at your convenience. Given the critical importance of the training, Jurman Medical is proud to offer the highest possible caliber BLS course. We understand you need to gain the skills and confidence to act in a crisis, which means you should learn to feel comfortable with the techniques. And as a result, we encourage an open discussion format designed to answer all your questions so you can engage with the material on your own terms. Meanwhile, we give you all the time and hands-on experience you need to feel at ease with the simple steps needed to save someone's life.Choose BLS certification from Jurman Medical. Please contact us today at (number) or visit our website to learn more about our BLS certification offerings.
Jurman Medical provides various types of American Heart Association approved CPR Certification Courses, First Aid Training Courses & BLS Certification Courses. These course types include online, on-site and blended options - we provide as much flexibility as we can for our customers.