Basic Life Support (CPR HCP)
The Basic Life Support course is designed to build participant confidence in performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, perform Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy are also added as additional certifications to this course.
This course is designed for PROFESSIONALS in the health care field (ex. In-facility care providers, including nursing staff, care aides, medical and dental professionals. Pre-hospital care providers, which may include professionals in a fire service, rescue team, sports-medicine, lifeguards and ski patrol).
This course will certify participants for 1-year and will require a re-certification prior to expiry date.
***Current holders of CPR HCP or First Aid awards are required to complete the FULL BLS course for their first certification due to new program standards.***
Prerequisites: Recommended 16 years of age