Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers Certification Classes

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Basic Life Support certification is an online course that allows healthcare providers to learn lifesaving techniques. As you complete the program, you will learn how to do Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Airway Obstruction, and First aid for infants, children, and adults.

Our courses are convenient ways of getting online BLS certification that adheres to the latest American Heart Association and Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines and is prepared by AHA-trained medical professionals.

Once you complete your online BLS course and pass the online multiple choice certification exams, you can instantly print your Temporary Wallet Cards. We will also send you a FREE official BLS card via first-class mail in 2 days!

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Who Needs Basic Life Support Certification?

Online Basic Life Support Certification is designed for healthcare providers or people who want to learn Basic Life Support skills. Professions that usually need a BLS online include nurses, nursing assistants, medical assistants' respiratory therapists, dentists, dental assistants, paramedics, EMTs, police officers, firefighters, physical therapists, occupational therapists, etc.

Get the necessary BLS certifications and proof of accreditation to meet your job compliance needs. Study with convenience from anywhere and at your pace to complete the course and print the certification from the online portal.

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BLS for Healthcare Providers Overview

Basic life support is the type of medical care provided by emergency medical teams and healthcare professionals to persons experiencing cardiac arrest or respiratory arrest, such as cases of foreign body airway obstruction or choking and drowning.

The participants in this course learn life-saving techniques as solo or team rescuers. This course aims to impart knowledge that helps healthcare providers provide Basic life support to individuals undergoing life-threatening medical conditions while the person is waiting for more advanced treatment at a hospital or tertiary care setting.

What is included in the Basic Life Support Certification Course?

The BLS course covers in detail the most common BLS procedures, including performance as an effective team member during team basic life support and other basic cardiovascular life support skills. There are a total of 16 modules, including:

  1. New changes recommended in AHA official guidelines - This module covers the changes to CPR/AED and First Aid protocols since the last guidelines were published. For example, for a rescuer to give high-quality CPR, they should focus on the required rate and depth of chest compressions. Locate the center of the chest and push hard enough to achieve the recommended depth. For adults, using the heels of your hand with fingers interlocked while children and infants require less pressure, as we will see later.
  2. Chain of Survival - To resuscitate a patient in cardiac arrest, it is essential to follow a sequential set of steps that make up the Chain of Survival. It consists of effective, high-quality CPR, early defibrillation, and advanced life support by highly trained medical professionals and healthcare providers. Without these three crucial steps, there can be no successful resuscitation.
  3. CPR for Adult/Child/Infant - You will learn procedures used when administering CPR, depending on a few variables. Infant CPR is used with victims under the age of one. Child CPR is used with victims between the ages of one and the onset of puberty. Adult CPR is used on victims post-pubescent and older. The victim's age and the number of rescuers are the essential variables when staging rescue protocols for single rescuers vs. two rescuers.
  4. Hands-Only CPR - Untrained lay rescuers should provide compression-only (Hands-Only) CPR for adult cardiac arrest victims, with or without dispatcher guidance. The rescuer should continue compression-only CPR until the arrival of an AED or rescuers with additional training. Hands-only CPR can be enough to sustain an adult in certain situations until help arrives.
  5. AED - In this module, you will have the opportunity to learn how an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) device is designed to assess the electrical output of a victim's heart and provide an electrical shock when needed in an adult, special pediatric population with pacemakers.
  6. Choking - Learn about the symptoms of choking. Treatment of conscious adult choking victims. Treatment for an Unconscious Adult Choking Victim, child, and infants. The Heimlich maneuver as an effective technique for children and adults, supported by video demos of this technique, is available as part of the curriculum. In addition, skill-building exercises are available to test your knowledge about severe airway obstruction vs. mild airway obstruction.
  7. First Aid - The first aid module outlines the response sequence and the best way to treat common injuries, including nosebleeds, cuts, poison control burns, and fractures.
  8. Bleeding Control - Learning how to treat bleeding injuries is designed to stop the bleeding and protect the wound from the risk of infection. Bleeding control for special situations like a head wound, nose bleed, and use of a tourniquet to control bleeding when other methods fail.
  9. Shock - BLS trainees will learn about causes of shock-like extreme blood loss, allergic reactions, severe burns, etc. Along with symptoms of Shock and the best treatment for different types of shocks, including Anaphylactic Shock.
  10. Burns - You will learn about three categories, with increasing seriousness, including the attribution of thermal, chemical, electrical, or radiation causes.
  11. Poisoning - This module addresses the posing process through Ingestion (eating or drinking), inhalation (nose and mouth), injection (body tissue or bloodstream), and topical absorption (through the skin). The topic will also cover position treatment options in this module based on the type of poison and how it entered the body.
  12. Injuries - Different types of injuries, including muscle injuries, symptoms of injuries, and the RICE procedure to treat wounds.
  13. Broken Bones/Fracture - Bones can break or separate within the joints. It is referred to as a broken bone, a fracture, or a dislocation in the case of separation. The edges of broken bones can be very sharp. As a health care provider, you will learn the best ways to identify different fractures, their severity, and the best short-term treatment option to improve a person's chances of recovery.
  14. Seizures and Strokes - Sudden illnesses due to Seizures. Stroke. Allergic reactions and how to best differentiate between them and best treatment methods for each situation.
  15. Emergency Oxygen Administration - Recognition of medical situations calls for emergency oxygen for effective ventilation, symptoms of hypoxia, best treatment mechanisms, and oxygen concentrations for adult, child, and infant patients. The setting of flow meter, fixed flow systems, and tips for safe oxygen administration.
  16. BLS Test - The last section will test your knowledge gained through the 16 modules. This certification training aims to give you the confidence to deal with real-life emergencies as a healthcare worker. We recommend reviewing all modules to understand how to apply the BLS knowledge to different scenarios.

As healthcare providers, it is essential to remember that as real-life emergencies happen, the first order of action is to provide essential care techniques learned through the BLS course, call 911 and perform CPR/AED until paramedics arrive.

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Learn more about our Basic Life Support Certification

A BLS training program is an online course that allows healthcare providers to learn lifesaving techniques through video and text lessons, practice tests, and quizzes. As you complete the program, you will learn how to properly respond to emergencies and perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Enrolling in this course requires no prior knowledge of CPR or AEDs. After successful completion of the certification program, you can print your certificate of completion from your computer or mobile device at no additional cost.

Get the necessary BLS certifications and proof of accreditation to meet your job compliance needs. Study with convenience from anywhere and at your pace to complete the course and print the certification from the online portal.

To get Basic Life Support certification, you must enroll and complete the BLS training based on the American Heart Association.

Enroll with us and complete the Basic Life Support certification program by passing the online multiple-choice exams. You can instantly print your Temporary Wallet Certification Cards. The BLS certification card is valid for two years. You will also get your official BLS completion card via first-class mail within 2 days!

The price of BLS certification is one of the most important considerations for those choosing between different certification programs. CPR Select aims to differentiate itself from the other options by offering modules prepared by AHA-trained physicians for anyone interested. You can see for yourself by clicking on the BLS training courses above and getting started. Then, you can click through each module to learn everything you want to learn and complete your final test for $44.95 only.

CPR Select offers unlimited lifetime access to all its training materials. This means you can come back and review the vital material for free! The only thing you need to do is register for the course you want to take.

The BLS test features 25 questions that hold a 1-point value each. Created in multiple choice or true or false variations, you need at least 70% to pass.

Students have unlimited tries to pass the exam for no extra cost. Also, some Healthcare providers have significant experience and knowledge and prefer to review the latest AHA guidelines changes and directly jump to the test to take the certification test.

Our BLS Certification is valid for two years. This is to keep your skills up to par and ensure patient health.

CPR Select also offers BLS recertification for healthcare professionals looking to renew their basic life support certification. We encourage all trainees to take their time to absorb the BLS knowledge by reading the material, watching the videos, and doing online simulations, which allows them to retain the relevant information better.

If you find any gap in your training or certification, we offer a 100% money-back guarantee to match your expectation and satisfaction level.

Our certificates are accepted in all 50 states and internationally. Only the latest industry standards and healthcare guidelines from the American Heart Association and the American Red Cross guidelines are presented in our courses.

After completing the course, you will receive your digital certification through instant download. The official certification card will be delivered in 2-5 business days via first-class mail.

If you are ready to take our Basic Life Support certification course, you can sign up from our homepage, and we'll send you the comprehensive course material immediately.

Now that you know what is included in the coursework, you can start the course and complete it within 45+ minutes and get your immediate proof of accreditation on successfully taking the test.

It is highly recommended that you read through the entire course content before taking the exam. However, we understand that many of you are trained professionals who only need a quick refresher. If you are familiar with the content of your course, you can immediately take the exam after registration and be on your way with certification in just a few minutes.

Unlike most other online Basic Life Support certification classes, our course was written and approved by AHA-trained, U.S. board-certified physicians so that you can feel confident in the quality of our BLS course. Our BLS online renewal course covers the same topics as the OSHA-approved classroom courses. However, our online BLS training course and exam are more affordable and convenient than many classroom-based BLS training courses with hands-on sessions.

Our online Basic Life Support (BLS) Training Course is a smart solution for obtaining or renewing your CPR certificate. The course offers many benefits, such as:

  • Nationally Accepted Certification
  • Instant Access to 2-year certification that you can print from your printer
  • Free Wallet Card is mailed the same day
  • Updated with the Latest 2020 AHA Guidelines & National Emergency Response Organization
  • Includes "Compression Only" by Stander Initiated CPR Techniques.
  • Compliant with Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and OSHA 1910.1030(g)(2)
  • Saves Time (one hour per course) and Provides the Best Value
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • Created by Board Certified Physician and professional educators
  • Includes 60-day unlimited course access from any web-enabled device.
  • Includes Unlimited Access to your Certificate and wallet card online.

Contact us today if you are looking for a convenient way to become certified in Basic Life Support. We offer a high-quality, affordable, convenient online Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and recertification that can teach you the valuable skill of how to save a life.

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