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The BLS Healthcare 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 refresher courses for participants that need both classes. Please visit the PALS or ACLS page to register for a combined refresher course.

Prerequisites for all BLS classes

1. Participants should obtain a copy of a current BLS Provider Manual

Helpful Materials

Old (2005) vs. New (2010) Guidelines Comparison

BLS Classes offered 

BLS REFRESHER

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

Fees: $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.
NCBH Employees: No Charge

BLS Refresher Dates 

 

 7:30am -10am - 1pm - 3pm - 5:30pm - 7:30pm -
 9:30am12pm3pm5pm7:30pm9:30pm
2014Sept 11, 30Sept 11, 30Sept 11, 30 Sept 3 Sept 3
 Oct 17, 31Oct 17, 31Oct 17, 31Oct 9Oct 9 
More Dates TBANov 18, 26Nov 18, 26Nov 18, 26Nov 11 Nov 11 
 Dec 9, 30 Dec 9, 30Dec 9, 30Dec 4 Dec 4
  
  

 

 Click Here to Register for a BLS Refresher Class 

  

                                                                                                         

 

BLS PROVIDER

This four hour course is designed for participants who are healthcare providers and have never taken BLS or have not taken BLS in more than 5 years.

Fees: $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.
NCBH Employees: No Charge

BLS Provider Times:  8:00am - 12:00pm

 

 2014 Class Dates    
 January 29 July 2        
 March 27  September 26   
 May 23 November 25  

 

Click Here to Register for a BLS Provider Class

  

                                                                                                         

 

BLS E-LEARNING

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

a) Participants complete Part I of the Renewal course online-and receive a certificate of completion of part I.
b) Participants complete Part II within 60 days of completing Part I by performing hands-on skills testing in Life Support Education.
c) A BLS 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.

WFHS and Outside Student Fees:
$50 - for online access code and skills check off
$25 - skills check-off only (for those who have already completed BLS for HealthCare Providers Online Part 1)

NCBH Employees:
$25  - for online access code and skills check off
No Charge - skills check-off only (for those who have already completed BLS for HealthCare Providers Online Part 1)

*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.

Note: All 2014 BLS Skills Check-Offs will be from 9am - 10am

    
 2014 Class Dates      
 January 22 May 2   September 25
 February 6 June 27October 3
 March 7 July 8November 12 
 April 4 August 19December 8 

Click Here to Register for a BLS E-Learning Skills Check-Off

 

                                                                                                       

 

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 CPR (BLS) Healthcare Provider card (include a copy of front & back of cards with registration).
3. Completion of the AHA online Instructor Essentials course
4. Participants must obtain a copy of a current BLS Provider Manual
5. Must obtain a score of 90% or better on a valid AHA BLS exam on the day of the instructor class.

Fees: $250 (Outside Students and Wake Forest School of Medicine Employees)
*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.
NCBH Employees: $100

BLS Instructor Times: 8am - 5pm
October 10, 2014

IMPORTANT: Registration must be received, all forms must be sent, payment must be received, and materials must be picked up by Friday, October 3, or you will not be allowed to attend class. 

Click Here to Register for a BLS Instructor Class

Quick Reference

Life Support Education
Jill Pettit

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

Contact Jill
jpettit@wakehealth.edu

Mikell White

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

Contact Mikell
miwhite@wakehealth.edu

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