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AHA’s BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. Updated to reflect new 2015 science, BLS teaches the concepts of high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction, and high-performing team dynamics. BLS from AHA offers the advantages of: ~ Content representing the latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes ~ Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients ~ Course and content flexibility for AHA Instructors and students, including adaptability to local protocols.

Who should take the course?
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.

Course covers
• New science and education from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC
• The components of high-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
• The AHA Chain of Survival for prehospital and in-facility providers
• Important early use of an AED
• Effective ventilations using a barrier device
• Importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
• Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants

HeartCode BLS® Hands-on Skills Testing $40 (2 Hours)

Course delivery
Blended Learning – HeartCode BLS®

Includes a combination of eLearning, in which a student completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, and a hands-on session.

Important: You must print the certificate of completion at the end of the online portion. You will need to give this to your instructor when you attend the classroom portion. It is necessary to show that you completed the online portion and passed the exam. If you do not have your certificate of completion, you will not be able to complete the skills practice and testing of the course.

i. The HeartCode BLS online program can be purchased at AHA directly (https://www.onlineaha.org/courses#3) or can purchase a key through another vendor.

II. Once a student is either issued or purchases a key for the online portion of a HeartCode BLS Course, the student will go to onlineaha.org to activate the key and complete the online portion of the course.

What else should I know?
Please wear loose, comfortable clothing. You will be practicing skills that require working on your hands and knees, bending, standing, and lifting. If you have physical conditions that might prevent you from participating in the course, please email emergencymgt@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu prior to the course. The instructors will work to accommodate your needs within the stated course completion requirements. In the event that you are ill, please contact the Office of Talent Management to reschedule.
Contact Info:
UWPD Emergency Management: emergencymgt@mhub.uwpd.wisc.edu
Official Course Website
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