Vanderbilt Resuscitation Program

BLS - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers

Course Description:
  • This 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
  • Includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques, including relief in choking
  • Teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-and out-of-hospital settings
  • Licensed healthcare providers (MDs, RNs, LPNs, Respiratory Therapists, Occupational Therapists, etc.)
Course Format
  • Classroom based
  • Practice-while-watching video
  • Written examination
  • Skills evaluations
Course Length
  •  This course is scheduled to last 3 hours. 
Completion Card & Contact Hours
  • Completion card issued, good for 2 years
  • No contact hours issued

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