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Basic Life Support

Learn BLS online, anywhere, anytime! Created by physicians and adheres to 2010 AHA guidelines.
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15,149 students enrolled
Last updated 12/2016
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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.  

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
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What Will I Learn?
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.
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  • No previous training or special materials are required
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 16 Lectures Collapse All 16 Lectures 01:15:59
1 Lecture 00:00
1 page
BLS Manual
1 Lecture 00:00
BLS Manual
40 pages
1 Lecture 00:48
General Concepts of Basic Life Support
2 Lectures 04:08
Chain of Survival

2010 Guideline Changes
BLS for Adults
1 Lecture 06:08
BLS for Adults

Self Assessment: BLS for Adults
3 questions
Use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
1 Lecture 01:43
Use of the AED

Self Assessment: Use of the AED
4 questions
BLS for Children (Age 1 to Puberty)
1 Lecture 04:08
One-Rescuer and Two-Rescuer BLS for Children
BLS for Infants (0 to 12 months)
1 Lecture 03:24
One-Rescuer and Two-Rescuer BLS for Infants
Automated External Defibrillator Infants and Children
1 Lecture 01:50
AED for Infants and Children

Self Assessment: BLS for Children and Infants
4 questions
Airway Management
2 Lectures 06:20
Airway Management

Airway Management Skills Training Videos
2 More Sections
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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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