Basic Life Support Training in Gainesville & Ocala
Basic Life Support Classes available in Gainesville, Ocala, and surrounding areas in Northern Central Florida
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Who is basic life supporting training for?
This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.
What is a BLS Certification?Basic Life Support (BLS) certification reinforces healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and using an AED; and the role of each link in the Chain of Survival.
Who typically takes this course:
- Doctors, Nurses, Physician Assistants, Pharmacists, EMTs, CNAs, Most Healthcare-Related Workers
- Dentists, Dental Assistants
- Healthcare-Related Studies (i.e., Nursing, Pre-Med, Pre-Pharmacy, PA, etc.)
After successfully completing the BLS course, students should be able to:
- Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
- Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival and apply its BLS concepts
- Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
- Perform high-quality CPR on adults, children, and infants
- Describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one
- Provide effective ventilations with a barrier device
- Describe the importance of teams in multi-rescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multi-rescuer CPR
- Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants.
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More About Heartcode BLS
This HeartCode BLS online course uses the latest eSimulation technology to enable students to assess and treat patients in virtual healthcare settings. Utilizing a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities, this course teaches BLS knowledge and skills to healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-facility and prehospital settings.