Basic Life Support

6 Hours - Includes Oxygen Therapy and Airway Management

Pre-Requisites: None

Designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills in a team environment for professionals with a duty to respond. Teaches the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation including the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy are also be added as certifications to this course.

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Course Content

Basic Life Support

 

  • Glove removal
  • Primary Assessment
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Assisted Ventilation
  • Basic Life Support special considerations

Airway Management

     

  • Opening the mouth
  • Cross finger technique
  • Tongue-jaw lift
  • Airway adjuncts – insertion and removal
  • Oropharyngeal (OPA) airways
  • Nasopharyngeal (NPA) airways
  • Supraglottic airways (Awareness only)
  • Suction

Oxygen Therapy

     

  • Pulse oximetry
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Oxygen cylinders
  • Oxygen regulators
  • Oxygen delivery devices
  • Administering oxygen

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