BLS Provider Manual

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Description

Author-American Heart Asssociation
Cover- Paperback
Pages- 96
Published- 2016

The BLS Provider Manual contains all of the information students to know to successfully complete the BLS Course The BLS Provider Manual is designed for use by a single user and as a student reference tool pre- and post-course.

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. The AHA’s BLS Course has been updated to reflect new science in the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (2015 AHA Guidelines for CPR and ECC). This video-based, Instructor-led course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in-facility and prehospital settings.

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 and apply the BLS concepts of the Chain of Survival
Recognize the signs of someone needing CPR
Perform high-quality CPR for adults, children and infants
Describe the importance of early use of an AED and demonstrate its use
Provide effective ventilations by using a barrier device
Describe the importance of teams in multirescuer resuscitation and perform as an effective team member during multirescuer CPR
Describe the technique for relief of foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) for adults and infants