Apr
15
2019

Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • 90 +HST
  • 12 Spaces Left
  • April 15, 2019
  • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Midland, 105 Fourth Street, L4R 3S9

Designed to build participant confidence in performing advanced cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills and provide the important steps to perform a rapid assessment, provide Basic Life Support (BLS) skills, and perform rapid defibrillation. Airway Management and Oxygen Therapy can also be added as additional certifications to this course.

AUDIENCE: In-facility and health care providers (nursing, care aides, dental industry, medical offices, etc.), pre-hospital care groups (fire department, rescue teams, sports therapists, lifeguards, SCUBA divers, ski patrol, first responders, search and rescue, etc.).

COURSE CONTENT: Content includes legal issues including consent, advanced directives, and abandonment; Assisted ventilation using a variety of resuscitation masks and BVM's (Bag Valve Masks); High-performance CPR with AEDs including 2-person and team CPR, brachial pulse checks, responder fatigue, and blood loss concerns; Choking and airway obstructions, Trauma response; Opiod overdose response including naloxone care; Six rights of medication; Post-cardiac arrest care in return of spontaneous circulation patients, including providing manual suction and knowing when supplemental oxygen is needed; High performance team communication including closed-loop communication, respect, and designated roles; and post-event debriefing. See a printable pdf information sheet attached for further details.

CPR LEVEL:

  • BLS - Basic Life Support

CERTIFICATION: Certification is valid for 1 year. Recertifications may be completed every consecutive year so long as training remains within the expiry date.

COMPLETION:

  • Successfully demonstrate all skill competencies
  • Min. 75% mark for written knowledge evaluation
  • Attend and participate in 100% of the course

PARTICIPANT MATERIALS:
Comprehensive Guide to First Aid & CPR (eBook), BLS Certificates (wall, wallet with free option to laminated copy), Classroom copy of the Basic Life Support Field Manual to borrow during course, Record of Training for Employers (available upon request).

PRICING:

  • $90 + HST per Participant
  • $190 +HST for three certification bundle: BLS full certification, Oxygen Therapy Certification, and Airway Management Certification (BLS + OT + AM)

*Group rates available for minimum of 6 participants; Student discounts offered during promotional periods (reading weeks, etc).

SCHEDULE: 9am to 1pm

MULTIPLE CERTIFICATIONS: Combine three separate certifications into one day of training for a more cost effective option: Basic Life Support (BLS) + Airway Management + Oxygen Therapy. Ideal for nursing students, professional responders, PSW's and more! Find more information attached.

TO REGISTER:

Registrations can be made online by choosing one of the following course dates below and reserving a spot. You'll be required to pay to confirm your registration, or have an invoice prepared if you are attending on behalf of a company. If you prefer to call or email to register, please contact our Training Coordinator, Jennifer Watson: jennifer@firstforsafety.ca or 705-526-3853.

*Please note that Level HCP (Health Care Provider) is no longer available with the Canadian Red Cross as of April 1, 2019. Please see our Basic Life Support (BLS) training as well as Oxygen Therapy and Airway Management certifications instead: https://www.firstforsafety.ca/services.php

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