Basic Life Support

Learn BLS online, anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2010 AHA guidelines.
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Expert Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2014 English

Course Description

Knowing the process of Basic Life Support (BLS) is critical in responding to life-threatening emergencies. The newest BLS course guidelines focus on doing several tasks simultaneously with a group process that promotes efficiency and minimization of errors.

This course will teach participants how to perform life support techniques including chest compressions, basic airway management, rescue breathing, AED use for defibrillation and more.

The course package includes:

- An online BLS study guide

- A BLS instructional presentation

NOTE - This course is for training in basic life support.  

What are the requirements?

  • No previous training or special materials are required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the completion of this course the participant will be familiar with basic life support techniques used in response to common emergencies.
  • In this course you will learn how to deliver high quality chest compressions, provide basic airway management, rescue breathing, and use of an automated external defibrillatior (AED).
  • You will be familiar with course content that complies with AHA BLS guidelines and be prepared to take an exam for BLS certification.

Who is the target audience?

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Medical Students
  • Nursing and Allied Health Students
  • Emergency Responders
  • Anyone who wants to be prepared to save a life

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


1 page
Section 1: BLS Manual
BLS Manual
40 pages
Section 2: Introduction
Section 3: General Concepts of Basic Life Support
Chain of Survival
2010 Guideline Changes
Section 4: BLS for Adults
BLS for Adults
Self Assessment: BLS for Adults
3 questions
Section 5: Use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Use of the AED
Self Assessment: Use of the AED
4 questions
Section 6: BLS for Children (Age 1 to Puberty)
One-Rescuer and Two-Rescuer BLS for Children
Section 7: BLS for Infants (0 to 12 months)
One-Rescuer and Two-Rescuer BLS for Infants
Section 8: Automated External Defibrillator Infants and Children
AED for Infants and Children
Self Assessment: BLS for Children and Infants
4 questions
Section 9: Airway Management
Airway Management
Airway Management Skills Training Videos
Section 10: Relief of Choking
Choking in an Adult or Child Older than One Year and Infants
Self Assessment: Airway Management and Relief of Choking
3 questions
BLS Skill Training Videos
Next Steps - BLS Certification
1 page
Section 11: Request form for CME Credits
Request form for CME Credits

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Instructor Biography

National Health Care Provider Solutions (NHCPS) is the premier online provider of ACLS, PALS, BLS and CPR, AED & First Aid certification and re-certification.

All proceeds from the NHCPS support the efforts of the Disque Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission of advancing health care education to the under-served in the US and abroad. With the support of NHCPS, life support training has been made possible to the underserved in areas such as Haiti, Ethiopia, Malaysia, Costa Rica, Panama, and the United States.

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