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Heart and Stroke BLS Course:

 

What is BLS:

  • Basic life support (BLS) is an advanced CPR course taught through the Heart and Stroke Association of Canada. 

  • BLS is required by many professions including AHS first-responders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare providers as well as many other professions. 

BLS training: 

  • Absolute Athletic Therapy provides a BLS course that trains participants to promptly recognize several life threatening emergencies and how to properly and efficiently intervene with a high level of care. 

  • Certification is awarded through the Heart and Stroke Association and will be given immediately after the course has completed. 

Course Duration:

  •  2-3 hours 

    Course Content:

    • Main focus: CPR and choking for adults, children, and infants as well as the use of naloxone in the event of overdose. 

    • This course is an instructor-led course teaches you on how to preform high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. This course is intended to help you improve patient outcomes.

    • You will also learn single- and multi-rescuer basic life support skills with a focus on high-quality CPR and team dynamics in a wide variety of prehospital or in-facility settings.

    • BLS is a pre-requisite for advanced resuscitation courses and many healthcare-related training programs. Current certification is often required for employment in the healthcare field.

    BLS Renewals: 

    • A short renewal course for those who already have Heart and Stroke BLS Certification and need to be renewed.
    • Current Heart and Stroke BLS certification required within the past year. 
    • Content and practice based on the same concepts as the full BLS course. 
    • Contact us if none are available online