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BLS Provider Course Cost: $85.00 (Includes a downloadable AHA BLS Provider Manual eTextBook (2015 Guidelines) and BLS Provider eCard)

Course Overview:

BLS is the foundation for saving lives after cardiac arrest. 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. This course is designed for healthcare professionals and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills.

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

  • describe the importance of high-quality CPR and its impact on survival
  • describe all 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 on adults, children, and infants
  • describe the importance of early AED use and demonstrate using one
  • provide effective ventilations with 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.

Cost: $25.00 per card

Use this option if you need to replace a card that you received from Napa CPR. Be sure to leave the following information in the comments box on the registration page:

  • Type of card (Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS or PALS)
  • The approximate date you took the course from Napa CPR
  • If your name and/or email address has changed since you completed the course, please provide your new contact information.

Please note: Your replacement AHA eCard will be emailed to the email address provided at the time of registration, unless you have added a new email address.

The AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED is a classroom, video-based, Instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives.  Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.  

The AHA Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED course manual eBooks can be purchased online 24/7 at: https//ebooks.heart.org/

 

 

Heartsaver®  CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult.  This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique.

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements.

Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.

 

 

 

The Instructor-led Training content of the Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED course includes:

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury
  • Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and AED use

The AHA (2015) Guidelines for the Heartsaver First Aid, CPR & AED course involve:

  • Priorities, roles, and responsibilities of  first aid resources
  • Key steps in first aid
  • Assessment and first aid actions for the following life-threatening conditions: heart attack, difficulty breathing, coking, severe bleeding, shock, and stroke
  • Epinephrine pen use
  • Controlling bleeding and bandaging
  • Recognition of common injuries and illnesses
  • How high-quality CPR improves survival and explain the concepts of the Chain of Survival
  • Recognition of when someone needs CPR
  • High-quality CPR for an adult, child, and infant
  • Performance as a team member during multi-rescuer CPR
  • Effective breaths using mouth-to-mouth or a mask for all age groups
  • How to use and AED on an adult and a child
  • How to use an AED on an infant
  • When and hot to help a choking adult, child, and infant

 

AHA eBooks are available to purchase 24/7 at: 

https://ebooks.heart.org/  

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

   

 

CANCELLATION POLICY:

If you must cancel a "face to face" class that you have registered for, your cancellation notification must be received by email to bbrock@napavalley.edu 48-hours prior to the class date and start time. If your notification is received 48-hours prior to the class date and start time, you will be able to reschedule your attendance at a future class at no additional charge. If you would like to request a refund, you will have up to 72-hours prior to the class date and start time to do so. Please note: There will be a 10% processing fee subtracted from your refund. In addition, shipped textbooks and e-learning online keycodes are not eligible for refunds. If you are a 'no show' at the scheduled class that you have registered for, this will result in your ineligibility to reschedule for a future class at no additional charge or to receive a refund for that particular class. You will, however be able to register for a future class and pay the full costs of that class. We reserve the right to cancel a class at any time, due to insufficient enrollment or unforeseen circumstances.