The BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider Course is for medical, para-medical and allied healthcare professionals. The skills taught include adult and paediatric CPR including two rescuer scenarios, use of bag valve mask and barrier devices, management of foreign body airway obstruction (FBAO), and use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
The course takes approximately 5.5 hours to complete and course participants are evaluated by skills testing and a written multiple choice.
If you are able to successfully complete both the skills and written exam assessment components of the course you will receive an IHF/AHA BLS Provider course completion card that is valid for 2 years.
To find a BLS Provider Course in your area please contact any of our affiliated organisations listed here.