UPDATED 2020 CPR & ECC GUIDELINES
BLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS CPR AED CLASS
The Basic Life Support (BLS) course is updated with the 2020 CPR & ECC Guidelines by the American Heart Association. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC).
The AHA's BLS Course is designed for 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.
The course will cover the following topics in the revised 2020 CPR & ECC Guidelines.
- High-quality CPR for adults, children, and infants
- The AHA Chain of Survival, specifically the BLS components
- Important early use of an AED
- Effective ventilations using a barrier device
- Importance of teams in multi rescuer resuscitation and performance as an effective team member during multi rescuer CPR
- Relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults.
Course Completion Certificate:
Upon successfully completing the AHA BLS 2020 Course, students will receive an e-card via email by heart.org within 48-hours from course completion.
The course requires that each participant must bring the AHA BLS Book to class. The ECC2015 version AHA BLS book will be valid until 1/31/2021. From 2/1/2021 and on the newest version ECC2020 AHA BLS book will be the required version. The book costs $20.00 if you purchase through First Lady Permanente.
Students must arrive on time, no later than (10) minutes. Late arrivals or no-shows will be charged a reschedule fee of $25.00 to transfer to the next available course. Students travel from Turlock, Ceres, Modesto, Riverbank, Oakdale, Hilmar, Los Banos, Livingston, Atwater, Merced, Chowchilla, La Grange, Sonora, Ripon, Manteca, Tracy, Stockton, Lodi, Sacramento, California to take a BLS for Healthcare Providers Class at First Lady Permanente Education Center. Classes are American Heart Association Certified, serving all of Stanislaus, Merced County and San Joaquin County.
Students that are enrolled in a program at First Lady Permanente will authorized to receive a discount price of $50.00 for the Initial Course or Renewal Course, plus book fee. Must include in order in comments, FLP Student Discount- Program start Date xx-xx-xx. Discount will be applied to card used on file within 3-5 business days.