Basic Life Support (BLS) provider course

Overview:

This course is designed to provide Basic Life Support knowledge and skills of CPR for victims of all ages. It will teach the use of barrier device; e.g. pocket mask, bag-valve-mask, use of automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign body from the airway. It is designated to healthcare provider and people who are expected to respond to emergencies in the workplace. The center is accredited by the American Heart Association.

Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the participant will be able to:

Recognize importance of chain of survival
Perform Adult, Pediatrics and infant CPR (1 and 2 rescuers)
Know how to manage foreign body from the airway
Ventilation with a barrier device
Use of Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

 Duration:

The course is one day course and is conducted daily through the year.

Number of instructors/trainees/capacity of the program:

The course ratio is one instructor to six candidates.

 Program design:

The program of the BLS based on the AHA guidelines in training utilizing an international version of lessons map, focuses on a teaching module called practice while watching. The course will is conducted in a classroom fully equipped by the recommended audiovisual system and training manikins. A Learning material is provided to the candidates in advance in order to be prepared for the course.

Admission criteria:

The course targeted all healthcare providers.

Log book and Program statistics and other related official documentation:

Each course will have documentations; all the candidates will register themselves on the AHA website and receive their BLS Provider card and certificate of completion after the course. All the related documents are attached in appendix A1.

Appendix A1:

  • Course registration sheet
  • Copy of the course Agenda
  • Course Practical test sheets
  • Written test answer sheet
  • The course results summary sheet
  • Copy of the BLS card
  • Copy of BLS certificate