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Basic Life Support

Heartsaver CPR

Heartsaver CPR is designed for individuals who require documentation of successful course completion that includes both a written evaluation and a skills evaluation. The course can be formatted to include adult or pediatric skills modules or both.

Course Length (depending on modules):
3 - 6 hours

Course covers .

§   Adult CPR

§   Child CPR

§   Infant CPR

§   Relief of airway obstruction

§   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

Heartsaver AED

Heartsaver AED combines the skills of CPR with operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). This course is deigned for individuals who will be part of a response team in Public Access Defibrillation programs and does include a written evaluation and a skills evaluation.

Course Length:  4 hours

Course covers .

§   Adult CPR

§   Relief of airway obstruction

§   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

§   Use of the AED

Healthcare Provider CPR

Heartsaver AED combines the skills of CPR with operation of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Designed for individuals who are routinely involved in a health care setting, this course covers all aspects of CPR and AED use. The course includes both a written and skills evaluation.

Course Length:  4 - 6 Hours

Course covers .

§   Adult CPR

§   Child CPR

§   Infant CPR

§   Relief of airway obstruction

§   Use of barrier devices for ventilations

§   Bag Valve Mask device use

§   Use of the AED

 

Basic Life Support - Instructor

The BLS Instructor Course is designed to develop proficiency in teaching a BLS provider course.  The BLS instructor course will introduce the instructor candidate to adult teaching theory including a case based method of teaching.

Validation:  
Participants who complete the class will receive an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support instructor card.  The card is valid for a two-year period.  Participants will also receive documentation of appropriate continuing medical education credit.  This course is approved for Nursing, Pharmacy, and EMS credit.    

Course Length:

Provider course- Two days (12 to 16 hours)

 

 

 

Course objectives:

I. How to make effective presentations of BLS information and materials.

II. How to function as the leader and participant in all components of a BLS provider course.

III. Know how to set up and use educational presentation tools including

·35-mm slide projectors

·Computer-based video projectors

·Overhead transparency projectors

·Posters and flip charts

·Single-sheet handouts  

IV.  How to create, present, and lead the teaching modules:

·Case-based scenarios

·Case discussion

·Skills instruction and evaluation

·Practice stations

·Remediation stations

·Written annotated examination  

V.  Understand the educational philosophy of the BLS program

 

 

 

 


 CAMC Life Support Training Center - 500 Morris Street, 5 East - CAMC General Hospital
 Charleston, WV 25304
 (304) 388-1856 Phone |  (304) 388-1850 FAX | trainingcenter@camc.org

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