Basic Life Support (BLS)
What is Basic Life Support?
Basic Life Support (also known by the acronym BLS) includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and a sequence of basic life support actions. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, such as emergency medical technicians and nurses.
Who is Basic Life Support for?
The BLS course is designed for health care providers and other personnel who need to properly learn basic cardiovascular support skills to apply in a wide variety of emergency situations. Such as:
Other Healthcare Providers
What does Basic Life Support cover?
1 and 2 rescuer CPR for Adult, Child, and Infant
Conscious and Unconscious Choking for victims of all ages
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) use and special considerations
Rescue Breathing, Bag Valve Masks, and Advanced Airways