BLS: Healthcare and Professional Rescuer CPR and AED Training Course
The Emergency Response Consulting Group delivers certified training programs that offer the very latest techniques and follow the latest guidelines for CPR. These interactive courses deliver the latest CPR and ECC guidelines through a combination of lecture, video, group discussion, and hands-on training . This blended method of learning has proven to increase retention of the techniques.
Our BLS: Healthcare and Professional Rescuer program is designed for health care providers, emergency response teams, safety personnel, police, fire, ambulance, EMS, athletic trainers, and lifeguards. It highlights life-threatening situations, demonstrates how to respond to them quickly and effectively, and offers perspective about how often these situations occur. Course content includes:
• The role of the Professional Rescuer • How to prevent transmission of infectious disease • Assessing the victims' condition • Basic life support, including rescue breathing, cardiac emergencies, CPR, airway obstruction, and use of the AED for Adults, Children, and Infants • Special resuscitation situations and advanced resuscitation • Two-rescuer CPR We give you all the background information and skill testing you need to feel confident in the event of an emergency—and help save a life. The principles of basic life support are instructed through National Safety Council’s new video self instruction (VSI) "practice-while-you-watch" method which allows participants to practice skills after watching instructor demonstrations. The AED portion of the program details key operating characteristics and shows you proper precautions and maintenance techniques. It explains how AEDs work and why they're a critical part of emergency cardiac care. It also includes guidelines for meeting the state Public Access Defibrillation (PAD) laws, and outlines the need for medical direction.
Course length: 4.5 hours
The BLS: Healthcare and Professional Rescuer course meets Federal Guidelines from the CDC, OSHA and NFPA. This course meets New York State Guidelines for healthcare professionals, police officers, firefighters, day care centers, schools, lifeguard training/certification and other professional disciplines.