Basic Life Support

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The BLS Provider course is designed to teach participants CPR, AED (automated external defibrillator), and FBAO (foreign body airway obstruction) techniques for victims of all ages.

*NOTE: We offer BLS/ACLS and BLS/PALS combined update courses for participants that need both classes. Please visit the PALS or ACLS page to register for a combined update course.

Helpful Hints for BLS Provider course:

1. Participants should obtain a copy of the 2015 BLS Provider Manual. This book can be purchased in Life Support Education for $14. 

2. View comparison materials Old (2010) vs. New (2015) Guidelines Comparison

BLS Classes offered 

BLS UPDATE

*Effective January 1, 2017 Life Support Education will no longer offer a BLS Update course.  The last BLS Update course will be held on December 19, 2016.*

This two-hour course is designed for participants who are healthcare providers and have previously completed BLS within the last five years.

Fees

       Outside Students:  $40

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

Employees: No Charge

 Click Here to Register for a BLS UPDATE Class 

  

                                                                                                         

 

BLS PROVIDER

This three hour course is designed for the healthcare professional and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in a wide variety of in-and out-of hospital settings.

Fees

Outside Student: $50

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

Employees: No Charge

BLS Provider Times:  
                                         8:00am-11:00am                                         
                                         1:00pm - 4:00pm                                     
                                         5:00pm - 8:00pm  

 

Click Here to Register for a BLS Provider Class

  

                                                                                                         

 

HEARTCODE BLS

HeartCode BLS is an online learning tool of  Basic Life Support using dramatizations, eSimulations, animations, self-directed learning, and interactive activities to teach students Basic Life Support knowledge and skills. After completing the online component, students will attend a structured Instructor led course that focuses on meaningful skills practice, debriefing, team scenarios, discussions of local protocols and skills testing.

This interactive, scenario-based online format allows an alternative to traditional classroom learning.

a) Participants complete HeartCode BLS online component and receive a certificate of completion ( Part I). 

b) Participants attend a Instructor Led skills testing in Life Support Education (Part II) within 60 days of completing Part I. 

c) A BLS Provider card is issued once Parts I & II are successfully completed. 

~~Beware of Scams! There are several websites that offer "online BLS" courses. However, the American Heart Association DOES NOT recognize any E-Learning BLS courses except the one they created. Please contact us for guidance before purchasing any online BLS product.

Fees 

         Outside Students:
         $50 - for online access code and skills check
         $25 - skills check only 

         Employees: 

         No Charge for online access code and skills check.  Once you have received                 a code, you must complete the entire course (online portion and skills check) or              you will be charged $25. 

*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

Heartcode BLS Skills Check Time will be from 8:00 am - 9:00 am

 Click Here to Register for a HeartCode BLS Skills Check

 

                                                                                                       

 

BLS INSTRUCTOR

This course is designed for the BLS Provider who has demonstrated excellence in BLS techniques and wishes to achieve instructor status.

Prerequisites - PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING - Fax these items to 336-716-5927.

  1.  Completed Instructor Candidate Application indicating your instructor commitment, your acceptance to an AHA Training Center, and your verification of Instructor Potential. This form can be found on our website under the "forms" tab on our website.You will need to contact your most recent BLS instructor to verify your instructor potential, and you must contact the training center that you would like to join and have them sign TC Alignment section (there is a link with the information for the NC training centers on our "links" page). Please do not send this form until ALL four sections have been filled out.

  2. Current AHA BLS Provider card (include a copy of front & back of cards with registration).

  3. Participants must obtain a copy of current BLS Provider Manual.

  4. Must obtain a score of 90% or better on a valid AHA BLS exam on the day of the instructor class. 

Fees

Outside Students: $250 
*Refunds will not be given if you are unable to attend this class. Please do not pay for a class unless you are prepared to attend the class date that you have scheduled. If unable to attend your scheduled date, we will gladly move you to a different day that will work with your schedule.

 Employees: $100

BLS Instructor Times: 8am - 5pm
March 28, 2017

IMPORTANT: Registration must be received, all forms must be sent, payment must be received, and materials must be picked up by  March 22, 2017, or you will not be allowed to attend class. 

Click Here to Register for a BLS Instructor Class

Quick Reference

Life Support Education
Mikell White

Phone 336-716-2800
Fax 336-716-5927

Contact Mikell
miwhite@wakehealth.edu

Rebecca Gregory

Phone 336-716-2888
Fax 336-716-5927

Contact Rebecca
rbgregor@wakehealth.edu

 

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