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BLS for Healthcare Providers, CPR


AH Castle Associates (Clinical/Required) $0.00 **if REQUIRED for your job at AH Castle Disregard PayPal payment request email**
AH Castle Associates (Non-Clinical/Non-Required) $20.00
Affiliates (ie: COPE Health Scholars, Windward Surgery, AH Castle Homecare) $20.00

Course Description

The AHA’s new BLS Course provides the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. Updated to reflect new science and education in the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for CPR and ECC, this course teaches basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and pre-hospital settings, with a focus on high-quality CPR, improvement of chest compression fraction, and high-performing team dynamics.

The AHA’s new BLS Course offers:

  • Content representing the latest resuscitation science for improved patient outcomes
  • Realistic scenarios, simulations, and animations depicting rescuers, teams, and patients
  • Course and content flexibility for AHA Instructors and students, including adaptability to local protocols

After successfully completing the BLS Course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • Describe all of the steps of the Chain of Survival
  • Apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an adult
  • Describe the importance of early use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of an AED
  • Provide effective ventilation using a barrier device
  • Perform high-quality CPR for a child
  • Perform high-quality CPR for an infant
  • Describe the importance of teams in multi rescuer resuscitation
  • Perform as an effective team member during multi rescuer CPR
  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an adult or child
  • Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction for an infant
Intended Audience

The AHA’s BLS Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in pre-hospital and in-facility environments.
Healthcare providers such as physicians, nurses, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, dentists and dental assistants, physician’s assistants, residents or fellows, medical or nursing students in training, aides, medical or nursing assistants, phlebotomists and other allied health personnel.

Please arrive on time for your class. Allowing enough time to sign in and make payment, if necessary. In order to be respectful of other attendees’ time, anyone that is more than 10 minutes late will be turned away from the class. No exceptions will be made.

If you would like to borrow study materials prior to the class, they can be obtained from Adventist Health Castle's Education & Training department.

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in BLS, ACLS, and PALS and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the American Heart Association. Any fees charged for the course, except for a portion of fees needed for the AHA course materials, do not represent income to the Association.

Please call (808) 263-5382 for more information.

Location: Adventist Health Castle

640 ‘Ulukahiki Street


Kailua, HI 96734

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